2014 Passive House Award

To acknowledge Certified Passive House Buildings distinguished by outstanding architectural design.

Category Award
Type International, Award, Open, Single-Stage, Onymous
Genre Sustainability
Country Darmstadt, Germany
Registration Deadline 30 September 2013 GoogleCal iCal
Submission Deadline 30 September 2013 (via Online)
Eligibility All
Target Field Individual buildings and Urban Planning must be certified according to internationally recognised Passive House Institute criteria and registered with the International Passive House database

Description
Any Certified Passive House Building or EnerPHit Retrofit, as well as larger complexes including such buildings, can enter the competition. In addition to single buildings, urban planning with a focus on Passive House principles may be submitted for this year's award.
Special recognitions may also be awarded for a number of different themes such as
- the intelligent use of renewable energy sources
- integrated energy supply concepts
- innovative designs
- solutions that respond to particular challenges, whether climate or otherwise

Jury
Helmut Bott, Department of Architecture and Urban Planning University of Stuttgart, Germany
Mark Elton, Sustainable By Design, UK
Wolfgang Feist, Passive House Institute, Germany/Austria
Burkhard Fröhlich, DBZ Deutsche BauZeitschrift, Germany
Zdracko Genchev, Eneffect, Bulgaria
Anne Gérin, Plate-forme Maison Passive (pmp), Belgium
Robert Hastings, Architecture, Energy & Environment (AEU), Switzerland
Helmut Krapmeier, Energieinstitut Vorarlberg, Austria
Jeroen Poppe, Passiefhuis-Platform (php), Belgium
Ludwig Rongen, Rongen Architekten, Germany

Prize
Prize money will be determined based on the number of awards given and total funding from sponsorships.

Entry Fee
None

Entries
Individual buildings: floor plans and elevations, sections, outside exposures (photographs), inside exposures (photographs)
Urban Planning: graphical material such as city/region plans showing types of buildings, energy concept and key features, photographs

Timetable
Preliminary evaluation of submissions by jury: Dec 2013
Selection of finalists by jury: Jan 2014
Jury meeting in Darmstadt, Germany: selection of award winners and special recognitions in each category: Feb 2014
Award Ceremony at 18th International Passive House Conference, Aachen, Germany: 25 & 26 April 2014

Organizer
International Passive House Association (iPHA)

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