Links to Useful Information about Passivhaus, Eco House Design and Sustainable Building Design

Eco Arc Out Reach & Publications

Eco Arc has become acknowledged and respected leaders in the ecological / green architecture / passivhaus design field in the UK and abroad, with a commitment to innovation and technical excellence in sustainable building design and development at the highest level. Eco Arc were co-founders of the original ‘Yorkshire Ecological Design Association’, active members of the National ‘Ecological Design Association’ and are currently active members of the ‘Association of Environmental Conscious Buildings’. We are corporate members of the ‘Royal Institute of British Architects’ and associate members of the ‘Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland.’

Eco Arc continually promotes sustainable / passivhaus development across the board within national and regional professional bodies and local interest groups. Eco Arc have recently presented case studies and papers at both the UK Passivhaus conference and the International PassivHaus Conference in Germany

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Eco Arc’s Teaching & Lecture Programme on Ecological Passivhaus Sustainable Design

In order to communicate the important eco design principles related to sustainable passivhaus development to a wide audience Eco Arc have participated in a national programme of studio teaching and lectures with regular commitments within schools of architecture at Newcastle University, Leeds University, Sheffield University, Manchester University and York University. Eco Arc also delivers numerous public talks on sustainable passivhaus development to interest groups including:Friends of the Earth Group, York Guild of Building, York College, Ryedale Environmental Forum and often present papers at professional conferences and regional development seminars.

Eco Arc’s Publications To Disseminate Information On Sustainable Passivhaus Design

Eco Arc has an active media profile bestowing the virtues and benefits of sustainable Passivhaus development to a public and professional audience including contributing to the following Television, radio and magazine editions, (see below).

The Architects Journal: Findhorn Eco Village.

Archetype Magazine: Personal Profile Of An Environmental Designer.

Japanese Design Magazine: Findhorn Eco Village Designs.

Building For A Future Magazine: Numerous Articles For The Association Of Environment Conscious Buildings.

Children In Focus Magazine: Building A Better Future. Ecological Social Housing Issue.

The Times: Building An Eco Home For The Future.

Sunday Observer:  Living In A Round Eco House.

The Guardian:  National Centre For Sustainability At Gibson Mill For The National Trust.

Self Build Magazine: Environmental House Of The Year Award.

The Daily Telegraph: Eco House Of The Year Award.

Contract Journal: UK Sustainable Development Time for Change. 

Architecture Today: Sustainable City Farm Project.

BBC Radio 4 Costing The Earth:  Interview Relating To Environmental Design.

Eco Design Magazine: Guest Editors And Articles For Ecological Design Association Magazine.

Yorkshire Post: York Eco Environmental Education Centre.

BBC Wales TV On Sunday Eco House Of Gaia.

Building Design Magazine: National Trust Sets Sustainable Pace.

Building For A Future: Visions For A Sustainable Future.

The Times: David’s House Autonomous House.

Gardeners Answers Magazine: The Good Life With Mod Cons.

Fine Building Magazine: Eco House Of The Year.

Permaculture Magazine Solutions For Sustainable Living.

House Builder Magazine: Passing The Eco Test.

Resurgence Magazine: Zero CO2 Monastery Project in Hampshire.

BBC 2 TV. Water Mill Restoration and the Production of Renewable Hydro Energy.

Discovery TV Channel. Village Green; Building An Eco Village.

Financial Times. Harlow Carr Zero CO2 Learning Centre.

RIBA Journal. Lancaster Certified Passivhaus Cohousing Project.

Green Building Magazine. Numerous Eco and Passivhaus projects.

Passive House+. Several Passivhaus projects including; Lancaster Certified Passivhaus Cohousing Project, Staveley Passivhaus and Crosby Passivhaus. Etc.

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Eco Arc Passive House / Passivhaus Links

UK Passivhaus Awards – Eco Arc Lancaster Cohousing (Passive House) – Duration: 2 minutes, 11 seconds. Video

PassivHaus erected in just 8 hours – video – Green Building Magazine / Eco Arc & Eden Insulation

UK Passivhaus Trust Skills Learning Video with Eco Arc and Lancaster Cohousing Project.

Lancaster University Talk Video by Andrew Yeats design process to deliver carbon neutral passive house design.

Passivhaus Trust Awards Poster Andrew Yeats (Eco Arc Architects) –

First affordable certified Passivhaus homes in Lake District by Eco Arc

Winners of the UK Passivhaus Awards

Lancaster Passivhaus Cohousing scheme – Green Building Store Case Study

Eco Arc Staveley Passive House on Green Building EMagazine

Eco Arc Working with Eden Insulation to deliver Passivhaus Design

Crosby Ravensworth certified passive house in Cumbria building diary blog of Eco Arc’s design & build process.

Passive House retrofit refurbishment in Lancaster building diary blog of Eco Arc’s design & build process.

Galvanisers Association web magazine Eco Arc Award Winners

Architects Journal, article about Lancaster Cohousing by Eco Arc

Passive House Plus Magazine Article, about the Eco Arc Kendal Passivhaus

Positive News Magazine Article, Designing with the Future in Mind by Eco Arc

Green Oak Frame Sustainable Design by Eco Arc

Passivhaus Handbook, the first passive house books in English, essential guide with Eco Arc Architects quote.

RIBA Journal Macewen Awards Eco Arc in Lancaster.

RIBA Journal, Value of Insulation in Passive House Design project

The Guardian News Paper & Observer Ethical Awards Eco Arc in Lancaster

Eco Arc Working with William Birch on Award Winning National Trust’s Zero Co2 Gibson Mill

Eco Arc with Eden Lighthouse tips/the-future-of-housing-is-here-eco-building-in-Cumbria–tips/the-future-of-housing-is-here-eco-building-in-cumbria

Eco Arc Eco Roof Design at Abberton Eco Visitor Centre for Essex Wildlife Trust

Green Building Magazine by Eco Arc re National Trust’s Zero Co2 Gibson Mill

Eco Arc Self Build Projects at the Findhorn Eco Village

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Key Organisations We Subscribe Too And Actively Support

Passivhaus Trust UK

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International Passive House Association

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Passive House Institute

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AECB: The Association for Environment Conscious Building

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RIBA: Royal Institute of British Architects

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RIAS: Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland

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