by Daylight/Architecture, VELUX Group
“Eternal though daylight may be in physical respects, it is ripe for redefinition as regards its cultural significance. The light of tomorrow will be shed upon a new architecture.” wrote Ole Bouman ten years ago as one of the first jurors of the International VELUX Award for Students of Architecture. From modest beginnings in 2004, the award has grown into one of the most important awards of its kind worldwide, with the participation so far of almost […]
by Agnieszka Szwarczewska, VELUX Group
The number of realized Active Houses has already proofed that it is possible to make energy efficient buildings without compromising good indoor climate and building components lowering environmental impact. Last year the new Active House came to Canada, the building scores excellently in all of Active House categories which is an achievement taking into account that many already popular in Europe building techniques, components – are not yet common in Canada.
The fundamental qualitative aspects of the […]