• GBC WEEK 2016 – CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE!

GBC WEEK 2016 – CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE!

  • October, 2016

It is the World Green Building Week 2016 and it’s the 25th anniversary since Montenegro declared itself an ecological State. This year 100 GBCs around the world are sending the message – CHANGE YOUR PERSPECTIVE! Montenegro GBC did just that and went to the Green Culture Expedition that took place at Ada Bojana resort from the 21st until the […]

  • GBC ME World Green Building Week: Energy

GBC ME World Green Building Week: Energy

  • September, 2016

EcoHouse Risan was designed to German Passivhaus standards http://www.passiv.de/index.php @passivhaus, by Elisabeth Nöst-Kahlen (http://www.noest-kahlen.at/), an Austrian architect specialising in low-; zero-; and plus- energy buildings.

Outside walls have 20cm thermal brick between the reinforced concrete frame (legally required for this active earthquake zone), all finished with a 12cm EPS layer of insulation. We had thought to use a more environmentally […]

  • GBC ME World Green Building Week: Water

GBC ME World Green Building Week: Water

  • September, 2016

Water conservation was an important part of our overall concept for the EcoHouse Risan. The public water supply suffers shortages, especially in summer at the height of the tourist season. We built a 15m3 tank for rainwater collected from the roof, and also have other 200l plastic rainwater collection tanks sited around the garden.

A severe storm can give 30 […]