Gallery: Eco Education Slunakov Center Uses Passive Design


Situated on the outskirts of the ancient town of Olomouc in the eastern Czech Republic, Slunakov is a center for ecological and educational activities that acts as a gateway to the Litovelske Pomoravi natural reserve. Inspired by the shape of a solar eclipse, the beautiful biocenter is built along the curve of the land and takes full advantage of passive design by employing a southern facade of windows with adjustable blinds.

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  1. crackgerbal March 9, 2009 at 4:19 pm

    This is a great structure as a whole. The green roof is an awesome addition, and geothermal heating is really amazing. I dont even think you would need the pellet stoves with proper geothermal energy. I also like the incorporation of many engineered woods, (glulams and other treated woods) that are stronger and cheaper to make than solid sawn timbers.

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