This episode takes a different turn in its approach to heartbreak, rather than look at romantic or political loss it explores nostalgia for a lost time. Our earliest experiences of heartbreak can be traced to childhood, a period that we cannot return to.
We have recently featured on e‑architect’s website, edited by Isabelle Lomholt. The full feature can be viewed here.
The house has a fabric first approach to the design with very low U Values and air leakage and used Passivhaus detailing. The glazing orientation and building overhangs promote beneficial solar gains in winter, and manage high solar gains in the summer. A large roof mounted photovoltaic array and electric car charging facilities and an electrical storage battery use renewable energy.
Heat recovery from waste air is used to preheat incoming air during winter. Natural ventilation from high and low level openings and central ‘atrium’ promoting stack ventilation forces during summer.
The full feature ‘Burwood is a sustainable timber house’ written by Ellie Stathaki for Wallpaper can be read here.
‘Burwood is a type of wood that grows in existing woods, becoming a new tree’, de Haas explains. ‘It is the name of the house, and we hope the house will itself slowly disappear in the green.’
Architecture Today explores Burwood as an ecologically responsive house and the close connection it has with it’s coastal site. Full feature here.
Burwood is a sustainable four-bedroom house that explores ideas of flexibility, inclusivity and scale. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty close to the sea, it comprises two oak-clad volumes – that are intended to complement the plot’s existing Oak trees – linked by a large glass-enclosed lounge with a grass roof.