Building.hk eBulletin  

 

Industry News <Search  <Archives  <eBulletin   Next>  


October 18, 2018

Active Energy Building tests the green living of the future
Anchored in the gentle landscape of Liechtenstein like some kind of futuristic cruise ship is the Vaduz Active Energy Building. Interwoven spaces and dynamic lines blend to craft a solitary dark form in front of the lush green hills of the Alpine Rhine Valley. The future, which is immediately reflected in the ambitious geometry of the façade, has clearly defined the overall character of the Active Energy Building – a research project developed by falkeis2architects and shaped by experimental design principles, a self-sufficient approach to energy supply and an innovative Zumtobel lighting solution.
     Automatically controlled wing modules integrated into the facade reach up to the sky or nestle so tightly against the outer shell that they almost seem to merge with the building itself. These wings are a key part of the wider energy concept, helping to heat or cool the Vaduz Marxer Active Energy Building depending on the outside temperature. This sustainable experimental construction is the result of extensive research work. Behind the ambitious high-tech project is the owner Dr Peter Marxer, who awarded the planning assignment to the Viennese office of Anton Falkeis and Cornelia Falkeis-Senn following an international design competition. The common goal was to develop a visionary and energy-efficient residential complex – a complex that is not only self-sufficient, but one that also produces surplus energy for the national electricity grid … >> Read full story





 
Online and Offline year round advertising package from
HK$2,300 per month <click here> for details




 







Copyright © Building.hk All rights reserved.