Why Passive House Buildings Create a Healthier Interior Environment

Passive House buildings provide superior indoor air quality, thermal comfort, and acoustics.

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Why Passive House Dormitories Are Healthier and More Energy Efficient

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Rags to Riches: How Chicago's 111 West Wacker Finally Got Built

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Designing and Building the Largest & Tallest Passive House Building in the World

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Bending the Curve: An Approach to Radically Cut Emissions From the Building Industry

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April 29, 2020

"Seemingly Seamless" A Collaboration with Pratt Institute

In the Summer 2019, Handel Architects had the fortune of collaborating with a design studio at Pratt Institute, co-taught by Ajmal Aqtash and Jason Lee.

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April 23, 2020

Passive House Facade Design and Construction: How Performance-Based Criteria Can Allow Flexibility While Reducing Energy Consumption

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October 01, 2019

A conversation with 2019 Sustainability Fellow Ciera Gordon

In 2019 as part of our efforts to better incorporate technology and sustainability into our practice, we created a new Sustainability Fellowship position. Ciera Gordon was our first Sustainability Fellow.

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July 01, 2019

"Unlocking Value in Schematic Design, by Infusing Design Intent with Processing Power" by Associate Matthew Breau

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December 20, 2018

Handel Architects 2019 Sustainability Fellowship

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