Gallery: H27D is a Zero-Waste Urban Infill Apartment Building in Consta...

Haus H27D may not seem like much from the outside, but this highly engineered building was deftly crafted to match the look and feel of the historic city centre of Constance while minimizing its energy use. The five-story apartment building features walls that are 50cm (~20in) thick made from a lightweight concrete that acts as both support and provides thermal insulation. Designed by Kraus Schoenberg Architects, the entire building can be recycled to achieve zero waste and features solar passive and energy efficient design. The project also just received a RIBA 2012 EU Award.

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