Efficient Casa Sulla Morella by Andrea Oliva Architetto


Casa Sulla Morella located in Castelnovo Sotto, Reggio Emilia, Italy, was completed in 2009 by Andrea Oliva Architetto.

The house includes solar panels and is strategically oriented in order to take maximum advantage of the natural heat and the solar energy. It also features two staggered elements located on the northeast side: the porch and the housing space.

The structure of the house includes portant walls made from bricks, with pores, of 38 cm, an important part of it being also the attics, which is made of tiles and concrete with riddles in reinforced concrete. All the windows of the residence are in plywood with low emissive glass and gas argon.

This home features a heat system powered by radiant panels and a mechanized system that helps recycling the air, reducing in this way, the energy consumption.


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