Dragen Children’s House Powered by Solar

28 November of 2009 by

dragen childrens house 1 lTqc2 69 Dragen Children’s House Powered by Solar

Danish architecture firm C.F. Mollerhas unveiled the Dragen Children’s House, a new kindergarten in Denmarkthat integrates sustainable building practices and energy-savingsystems to reduce the building’s reliance on grid electricity.

Allthe components used in the construction are “Nordic Swan” eco-labeledand the construction has been certified passive-house, using a minimumamount of energy. The children’s areas are located toward the southernside, which is mostly illuminated by natural light. 

Thekindergarten has small niches distributed throughout the complex, wherechildren can play and read. The highly insulated building is designedto consume about 20% less energy than a standard building. Moreover,healthy materials are used, which are proven to reduce the spread ofinfluenza.

Theentire building is constructed from prefabricated wooden insulated wallsegments and glazed facades that provide natural lighting and passivesolar heating. The building also features a solar water heating systemand electricity generating system with heat recovery.

dragen childrens house 2 2NTiS 69 Dragen Children’s House Powered by Solar

dragen childrens house_3

dragen childrens house_4

dragen childrens house_5

Via: World Architecture News


lamborghini countach ev 5 UEoNX 69 150x150 Solar and Wind powered Lamborghini Countach EV


Solar and Wind-powered Lamborghini Countach EV

london bus shelter 4 v7wbd 69 150x150 Solar powered Bus Shelter In London


Solar-powered Bus Shelter In London

You may also like

Post a new comment