Winners of 2013 UK Passivhaus awards announced
The winners of the 2013 UK Passivhaus Awards were announced last Thursday at a ceremony at the residence of the Austrian Ambassador in London.
The Totnes passive house B&B emerged as the winner in the private housing category, which was sponsored by the Ecology Building Society.
The Lancaster Cohousing project emerged victorious in the social housing category, while in the non-domestic category, the Canolfan Hyddgen office building and IT training facility in Machynlleth, Wales was victorious.
We're set to feature all three winning projects in the next issue of Passive House Plus, while shortlisted projects such as Plummerswood, Ditchingham and Green Base have already been featured in the magazine.
The full list of shortlisted projects for this year’s awards were:
Private Housing (sponsored by Ecology Building Society) : Crossway, Hawkes Architecture Ltd; Plummerswood, Gaia Research ; Totnes Passivhaus, Passivhaus Homes Ltd.
Social Housing (sponsored by Kingspan Insulation Ltd) : Ditchingham Passivhaus Parsons & Whittley ; Lancaster Cohousing Project, Eco Arc Architects; Racecourse Passivhaus Bungalows, Gentoo
Non-domestic (sponsored by Munster Joinery): Canolfan Hyddgen, JPW Construction; Green Base, Simmonds Mills Architects • Interserve Office, Interserve; Canolfan Hyddgen, JPW Construction
More details on the awards and all the shortlisted projects can be found here.