Passivhaus Trust announces award-winning projects
The winners of this year’s UK Passivhaus Trust awards have been announced. The awards recognise the best passive-certified building projects in the UK.
Parsons & Whittley Architects picked up the Architectural Design award for their Burnham Overy Staithe three-house terrace in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Norfolk (pictured above). The houses, a mix of affordable and open-market units, are designed to reflect the local “fisherman’s cottage” vernacular.
Kirsty Maguire Architects picked up the award for Bespoke Projects Design for her barn-inspired farmhouse in Ayrshire (below) on the west coast of Scotland. The house was previously featured in issue six of Passive House Plus.
Meanwhile Beattie Passive, Encraft and Force picked up the Cost and Buildability award for their Coventry Eco House project, a development of two detached red brick homes that aimed to engage the local supply chain in building to the passive house standard.
More details on the winners and all of the nominated projects is available from the Passivhaus Trust.
The judging panel was comprised of Nick Grant and Kym Mead of the Passivhaus Trust, Mark Gillott of Nottingham University, Hattie Hartman of the Architect’s Journal and Bill Butcher from the Green Building Store.