Sulgrave Gardens Passivhauses, West London Housing Development, Green Shepherds Bush Architecture

Sulgrave Gardens Passivhauses London

Sustainable English Residential Development design by Cartwright Pickard Architects, UK

6 June 2020

London Housing Development

Location: Brook Green, Shepherds Bush, West London, England, UK

Design: Cartwright Pickard Architects

Sulgrave Gardens London 5

At the time of completion, Sulgrave Gardens is the biggest certified Passivhaus project in London, and the first mixed tenure Passivhaus scheme in the UK, providing green living to people on all incomes and protecting against fuel poverty.

Sulgrave Gardens Passivhauses London

Passivhaus projects are often single dwellings on rural or semi-rural sites. Sulgrave Gardens represents a real step forward in bringing Passivhaus standards into common use in the UK.

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Its affordable and deliverable format is a model for higher density use in towns and cities, proving that Passivhaus dwellings are a viable proposition in urban locations that might previously have been deemed unsuitable.

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The attractive brick finish and careful detailing demonstrates that eco-homes can be attractive, and don’t have to look idiosyncratic or incongruous.

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The British architecture practice of Cartwright Pickard Architects have always been interested in pushing the practical application of new technologies to create better buildings.

patterned brickwork on the facade:
Sulgrave Gardens Passivhauses London brickwork pattern

Their offsite manufacture and lean design expertise was invaluable when dealing with the enhanced thermal and airtightness requirements on this scheme.

living room:
Shepherds Bush property living room

The practice will be undertaking Building Performance Evaluation and occupier wellbeing surveys on this project.

bathroom:
Shepherds Bush property bathroom West London

bedroom:
Shepherds Bush property bedroom West London

Photography: Morley Von Sternberg

Sulgrave Gardens Passivhauses, London images / information from Cartwright Pickard Architects

Location: Sulgrave Gardens, London, south east England, UK

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