« This dwelling located on the shores of the Golfe du Morbihan, near AURAY, was constructed using organic architectural principles with an accumulation of green energy components for peak performance without utilizing technical refinement. This house is benefitted, being located in the oceanic climatic conditions. The project was formed of the owners’ wish to build a new house on their property in BADEN, incorporating a landscaped garden and a natural, chemical free swimming pool. These were built before construction started on the house in association with a designer and a landscape gardener. A unique character emerged from this later, natural environment surrounding the construction site.
The initial plan was to build a low energy consumption house using a variety of bioclimatic concepts, wood and concrete frame, thermodynamic heating and a 5.8 kW hot water tank. The house was designed for an energy consumption of 31 kWhpe/m² per year for the heating and hot water with a hygro B (humidity regulated) ventilation system. Plans evolved as the design progressed…./… »