Casas pasivas en Morelia/ México. Morelia tiene un clima muy moderado (Happy climate), que permite la construcción de casas pasivas con cristal simple y sin la necesidad de poner una recuperación de calor, foto M.Wassouf

The Passivhaus, the Passivhaus Standard and the nZEB, a convergence towards quality construction

By Micheel Wassouf – CEO Energiehaus Arquitectos. It may not be as intriguing as a police novel, but the acronym nZEB (Nearly Zero Energy Buildings) has captivated the world of construction in 2018, still leaving us to wonder how the film will pan out. Meanwhile, another key player, the Passivhaus standard, is becoming more and more prominent in Spain.

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Aeropuerto Jewel Changi de Singapur de Safdie Architects | Foto: Suhaimi Abdullah / Getty Images

Biophilia and architecture: trend or necessity?

By Silvia Pujalte, Landscape Architect. And what would biophilia have to do with architecture and building? Biophilic design may sound like science fiction to us, but it is nothing more than trying to incorporate elements of nature in the spaces we inhabit.

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