Tag Archive: Green Building

Wood Awards 2013 – Modern Wood Architecture – Energy Efficient Homes in Austria

  THE ART OF TIMBER DESIGN & CONSTRUCTION Sustainable, regionally sourced, healthy and energy efficient are some key features the jury of the prestigious “Holzbaupreis” in Vorarlberg, Austria, were looking for in the… Continue reading

Marken Projects 2012 and what’s to come #Passivehouse #Netzero #GreenBuilding

What we were up to this year…looking back at 2012 ..and ahead by Alexander Maurer The year is almost over and we are very pleased with the progress of our projects but especially… Continue reading

A Passive House for Vancouver Island #Passivehouse #Comox

Seeing the forest for the trees – Passive House in a remote setting on Vancouver Island #PassiveHouse #Comox by Ayme Sharma One of the most important first steps in designing a passive house… Continue reading

Cohousing and Passive House a perfect fit #Cohousing #Passivehouse

Cohousing and Passive House a perfect fit #Cohousing #Passivehouse by Alex Maurer The Concept of Cohousing has been around for a while, starting sometime in the 60’s with the development of a Danish… Continue reading

1st Passive House for South Surrey, British Columbia, #PassiveHouse

An exciting new Passive House project ready to break ground in the Lower Mainland, BC by Noel McNally In Mid 2011 Marken Projects was approached by a family from Surrey, BC, to design… Continue reading