Architectural Award for BIPV 2017 for successful refurbishment “Hof 8”, Taubertal, by the Architectural Practice Klärle, Bad Mergentheim, Bavaria, Germany

All former prizes:

via Architekturpreis Gebäudeintegrierte Solartechnik 2017 verliehen – pv magazine Deutschland

Creating low-cost luxury modular homes

Flat-pack or modular homes have traditionally been used to build low-cost housing, but now Filipino entrepreneur Robbie Antonio is using prefab technology to build luxury homes designed by world-famous architects – at low cost.

In making these houses more affordable, the company has become the first Filipino start-up to achieve a billion dollar valuation.

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via Creating low-cost luxury modular homes – BBC News

ÜserHuus’ Contribution to: Solar-Terra, Where Tradition Meets Today

Terra Cotta BIPV roof tiles by Issol, testing by CSEM, installation by Solstis and sponsoring by ÜserHuus, Republic and Canton of Neuchâtel, State of Fribourg and the Federal Agency for Energy for a farmhouse in a listed building area in Ecuvillens, Fribourg. Great reception by the owner Mr. Galley for a press conference with all involved partners. For more detailed information click on the following links: https://www.csem.ch/page.aspx?pid=47346 (CSEM Press Conference) and https://www.csem.ch/Doc.aspx?id=47409&name=Brochure-SolarTerra-Ecuvillens-EN-jpg.pdf (Brochure)