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Bolueta Tower

Project Details

Short Description
Passivhaus Building
City
Bilbao
Province
Bilbao
Year of Installation
2015-2018
Project Type
New Construction
Building Type
Residential
Installation Text
Solutions for partition walls and cladding
Project size
80.000
Architect/Engineer
VArquitectos
Website Architect/Engineer
http://varquitectos.com/
Contractor
Vivienda y suelo de Euskadi
Website Contractor
www.euskadi.eus
Sub Contractor
UTE Bolueta Sukia-Lurgoien
Website Subcontractor
www.sukia.com

Project Description

Building with 192 protected council homes distributed over 28 floors of 88 metres, located on the right bank of the river Nervión. Thanks to its respect for the environment and sustainability, in 2018 it obtained recognition as the highest Passivhaus building in the world, with emphasis on the construction improvements in insulation, cold-bridges and hermetic seal, among others. Energy certification A

The aim of such constructions to Passivhaus standard, an increasing trend, is create buildings with practically zero energy consumption. In order to achieve that status, measures are taken such as improving insulation, eliminating cold-bridges, airtightness and mechanical ventilation controlled by double flow.