Reasonably priced sustainable mini-home designed in 2014 by Leth & Gory situated in Nyborg, Denmark.
Description by Leth & Gory LETH & GORI’s Brick Home is a challenge that creates innovation by reinventing historical past. By revisiting supplies and options from historic homes which have confirmed to be strong and have an extended life span a brand new sort of up to date sustainable home is created. Brick Home is a part of a improvement undertaking titled Mini-CO2 homes initiated by the philanthropic basis Realdania. The objective of Realdania’s undertaking is to develop reasonably priced sustainable homes with a low CO2 footprint. A complete of six homes have been constructed on a website in Nyborg Denmark. Every home with a unique strategy to how CO2 discount could be achieved for instance by specializing in supplies and constructing methods or by specializing in aiding the inhabitants to scale back CO2. An extended dwelling home Brick Home has two major aims; to create a home which is upkeep free for 50 years; and to create a home with a life span of minimal one hundred fifty years. Decreasing complexity Brick Home is predicated on a imaginative and prescient of a home that’s alive and may breathe. This imaginative and prescient is realised by decreasing the wall development of the home to at least one materials; clay. Through the use of clay blocks and bricks a strong and homogeneous and to begin with easy outer wall is created. This outer wall is diffusion-open thus permitting the constructing to breathe identical to the normal strong brick homes which have confirmed to final. As well as the discount to at least one wall materials reduces the variety of joints between totally different supplies and the potential constructing errors that these joints historically causes. The strong brick partitions end in a strong and wholesome home with an extended lifespan, good indoor local weather and low upkeep. Revisiting historical past Brick Home rediscovers information and methods from conventional brick homes in Denmark. Particularly the homes from the period of the Nationwide Affiliation for Higher Constructing Traditions Bedre Byggeskik from the start of the 20’est century has served as examples. Because the identify suggests these homes have a robust concentrate on creating buildings which might be constructed nicely with good technical options, craftsmanship and supplies. Brick Home makes use of the identical rules to construct a up to date residence with an extended life span thus adapting one of the best of historic buildings however on the similar time integrating new information and methods. The result’s a home that radiates qualities of structure and craftsmanship. Go to Leth & Gory