Society today has a heavy reliance on energy in order to function, for example to heat up or cool down buildings, to make journeys, to power industrial processes, to provide illumination, to make appliances work, etc.
This passive duplex residence is located above the passage toward the common areas of the 'Impressions du Centre' site. A hybrid structure has been chosen: a wood frame combined with concrete floors on metal columns.
The remarkable insulation values of the shell result in a very low heating requirement: 15 kWh/m²/yr (Brussels average: 150). A double flow ventilation system for the two housing units guarantees good air quality.