Puigpunyent Eco-Passive Dwelling / Miquel Lacomba Architects
Textual content material description equipped by the architects. The house is located throughout the valley of Puigpunyent, throughout the Sierra de Tramuntana mountain fluctuate in Mallorca. It boasts optimum orientation within the route of the south and open views within the route of the mountains.
Entry to the house is through a small porch the place there are movable vertical slats that may be utilized to handle the daylight. Inside, there stands out as the living-dining room house, the place the place and design of the furnishings shapes the home. The staircase, which is expressed as one different piece of furnishings, has a bookcase beneath it. This room, which faces south, has entry to the pergola. The fireplace is tailor-made to the requirements of airtightness and insulation of the passive dwelling, turning right into a element of reference to the agricultural context. With the similar intention of integration with the setting, the uncovered development of the wooden beams is expressed on the underside and first flooring ceilings. The west-facing kitchen is separate, although visually associated to the living-dining room, with entry to the pores and skin. On the first flooring are the three south-facing bedrooms and a multi-purpose studio for the family’s inventive creation.
Explicit consideration has been paid to the colours and provides for the within of the house, deciding on warmth tones, using picket, pure stone, and white partitions coated with lime mortar. This provides the house a warmth, pure and cosy actually really feel.
The house makes use of the precept passive sources akin to south coping with orientation, daylight administration, extreme thermal insulation thickness, administration of thermal bridges, good air tightness to exterior air, double motion of mechanical air move with heat restoration and extreme insulation and airtight dwelling home windows. The picture voltaic panels cowl the vitality demand for the rest of the house. Although it’s a passive dwelling, cross air move has been considered, since on summer season nights the pure coolness of the valley is used to sit back the house naturally.
The house was constructed with ecological and sustainable provides, horizontal picket development from sustainably managed forests, ceramic brick, hydraulic lime mortar, pure cork insulation, and lime-based acrylic finishes on the facade. For the within finishes, pure oil-based picket merchandise, silicate paints and stone therapies with A+ and “Ecolabel” seals have been used, i.e. nearly “0” VOC emission throughout the inside, ecological and environmentally nice. On this way, the setting up envelope of the house has been conceived as a “third pores and pores and skin”, the entire provides of which it’s composed allow breathability to water vapour, and are free of VOCs. It must be added that provides akin to lime, being hygroscopic, allow humidity to be regulated naturally. With the intention of minimising the ecological footprint, the “kilometre “0” concept has been built-in by working with builders and industrialists close to the event house and, the place attainable, using native or nationwide provides. All these features and requirements have contributed to creating positive that the house’s vitality consumption could possibly be very low, whereas on the same time providing a extremely extreme stage of comfort along with contributing to a respectful dedication to the setting.