Hope View House

This building, named the Hope View House, was completed in 2017. It is set into a steeply sloping hillside and faces due south with most windows having a floor to ceiling glazing on that facade. To avoid potential problems with overheating, the glazed facade is set 1.5m back behind a stone clad arcade which creates a covered colonnade. This simple solution provides optimal solar shading. Winner of the RIBA West Midlands Regional Design Award 2018 and the RIBA Sustainability Award 2018

More images and details about this Passive House can be found in the Passive House database using ID: 5822 or on the architects' website.

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