Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat
Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop Meets at 2017 CTBUH Conference
Sunday, 29 October 2017

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SYDNEY – The CTBUH Passivhaus for High-Rise Workshop, supported by the Australian Passive House Association, convened at the University of New South Wales (UNSW), where Dr. Phil Oldfield, Senior Lecturer, UNSW, the workshop leader, welcomed the group and provided general points on the applicability of Passivhaus, a stringent energy-balance standard, to tall buildings.
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Dr. Phil Oldfield, Senior Lecturer, UNSW, welcomed the group and provided general points.
Dan Kaplan, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE, discussed a residential building under design in New York.

For a perspective on the applicability of the standard in the real world, Dan Kaplan, Senior Partner, FXFOWLE, discussed a residential building under design in New York where Passivhaus is the subject of a feasibility study.

Elrond Burrell, Director, VIA Architecture, delivered the presentation “Opportunities & Challenges of Mid-Rise Passivhaus,” showcasing the work of his firm on mid-rise projects in Wellington, New Zealand.

Johanna Trickett, ESD Consultant, Aurecon, provided an update on the Passivhaus projects currently underway by her firm.

The workshop concluded with a question-and-answer session and a discussion on what topics should be covered in a future CTBUH Technical Guide on the subject.

Elrond Burrell, Director, VIA Architecture, delivered the presentation and showcased the work of his firm.
Johanna Trickett, ESD Consultant, Aurecon, provided an update on the state of the art in Passivhaus projects.
Attendees mingle following the workshop.