A-BIOCLIMATIC-HOUSE-IN-AURAY-BRITTANY

A BIOCLIMATIC HOUSE IN AURAY, BRITTANY, by A.TYPIQUE

In 2010, the plan started out as a house renovation.  However, when it was discovered that the state of the existing dwelling rendered this impossible, demolition and reconstruction became the point of departure for a new project.  The building plot is situated in a conservation area made up of medieval townhouses and various other period…

AN-ORGANIC-BIOCLIMATIC-HOUSE-IN-BRITTANY

AN ORGANIC, BIOCLIMATIC HOUSE IN BRITTANY, by A.TYPIQUE

This house on the shores of the Golfe du Morbihan, not far from AURAY, was built using organic architectural principals with a concentration of green energy components for maximum efficiency without resorting to technical sophistication. Completed at the beginning of this year, the house is situated in a region benefitting from oceanic climate conditions. The…

HOUSE-BUILT-TO-FRENCH-2012-ENERGY-REGULATIONS-NEAR-SAINTE-ANNE-D’AURAY

HOUSE BUILT TO FRENCH 2012 ENERGY REGULATIONS NEAR SAINTE-ANNE D’AURAY, by A.TYPIQUE

This project, begun by another architect, was reworked in order to comply with RT 2012 energy regulations, starting with a combined wood and concrete frame. The plan was to build an energy efficient home in an environmentally protected area near the Sainte-Anne d’Auray Basilica – the third most important pilgrimage destination in France. The structure…