Housing Specification Blog

February, 2015

Welcome to the world’s first Aktivhaus – a triple zero home that generates 200% energy

February 25, 2015 PaulGroves Housing DesignHousing IssuesInnovations

Built within just a few months in 1927, the Weissenhof Settlement in Stuttgart represented a revolution in house building. The designs, by a range of world-famous Bauhaus architects including Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Le Corbusier, were indicative of living in the future. Stuttgart based architect and engineer Werner Sobek has carried on […]