Maison unifamiliale à Tongrinne

individual housing

Key data

Province:NamurCity:TongrinneCompletion:41275Type of Construction:Straw filling - bearing skeletal frame bracedDesign/ArchitectureDesmedt-PurnellePossibility to visit:NoPress photos:No
Residential acreage:240m2U-Value (Wall):W/m2KU-Value (Roof):W/m2KCategories:Straw Bale Houses in Belgium,

Ecology is at the center of the master project
to work, who want a low-energy house
or passive, with a wooden frame. when their
architect proposes to work with Straw-Tech
they are deceived. The innovative technique, certainty
to have a healthy and spirited team
them decide to take the plunge. The rear facade
the house faces south to take advantage of
heat and light provided by the sun.
A stability study reveals that the site’s soil is
large part composed of rocks from 50 cm
under the earth, which is positive for construction.
A flow of water passes under the house, but
deep enough so that it poses
no stability problem.

About the author


Hugues Delcourt