Habitat groupé « le Zeste » à Baisy-Thy

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Written by Hugues Delcourt

individual housing grouped

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Province:Brabant WallonCity:Baisy-ThyCompletion:Type of Construction:Straw filling - bearing skeletal frame bracedPossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:730m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Straw Bale Houses in Belgium,

This project was born of a general reflection on the habitat
sustainable, proximity to resources, management
water and the quality of life and health. The idea of ​​a
cohousing made and natural materials
self-construction has gradually materialized.
The building consists of five units corresponding
four terraced houses and low energy
semi buried town hall. The structural work is
made of prefabricated modules made up of a

timber frame filled with straw bales and
the rest is made of self-construction. energy
necessary is largely provided by the pan-
Neaux placed thermal and photovoltaic solar
on the roof. In 2012, the building won the contest
Batex, Building Copy in Walloon region.

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Hugues Delcourt