Energy Efficiency Tips for Eco-friendly households

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Many existing houses could be more energy efficient. Sustainable architecture in Ireland is not just about adding better insulation, using alternative fuel sources, or creating smarter exposure to natural light will all add to efficiency. These structural changes can be expensive. But there are options. The following tips will ensure that energy savings are possible without spending more money. HEATING 1. Lower … Read More

Le Corbusier’s Unité d’habitation Cité Radieuse

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Studio Negri recently visited Unité d’Habitation in Marseilles built between 1947-52. The twelve story apartment block for 1.600 people was built to meet a severe postwar housing shortage. Twenty-three different apartment configurations were provided to acccommodate single persons and families as large as ten, nearly all with double-height living rooms and the deep balconies that form the major external feature. Key features are Le Corbusier’s five … Read More