Municipality of Larisa
Competition 2nd Prize
The new building shell is constituted by panels of compressed straw 40 cm thick coated on the outer side of a transparent insulating film and inner plaster. the exposed panels of compressed straw in conjunction with the transparent overlay sheet, provided in the building, a reconnecting with thessalian area. the exceptional thermal insulation capabilities are able to reduce up to 95% on air conditioning needs of the building. this energy efficiency of new building classifies it in the category of building passive house (energy passive building), the combination of maximum energy economy’s, up to 95% on heating and cooling, its natural origin and therefore ultimate recycling character tranforms the whole project as a model of low cost bioclimatic and sustainable architecture.
OPEN ARCHITECTURAL COMPETITION
REHABILITATION KONAKI AVEROF CULTURAL CENTER, LARISA, GREECE