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Brick House is designed by the Danish architecture office Leth & Gori. The house has an area of 132 square meters and is located in Nyborg, Denmark.

Description by Leth & Gori: Leth & Gori’s Brick House is a project that creates innovation by reinventing history. By revisiting materials and solutions from historic houses which have proven to be robust and have a long life span a new type of contemporary sustainable house is created.

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Brick House is part of a development project titled Mini-CO2 houses initiated by the philanthropic foundation Realdania. The goal of Realdania’s project is to develop affordable sustainable houses with a low CO2 footprint. A total of six houses have been built on a site in Nyborg Denmark. Each house with a different approach to how CO2 reduction can be achieved for example by focusing on materials and building techniques or by focusing on aiding the inhabitants to reduce CO2.

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Brick House has two main objectives; to create a house which is maintenance free for 50 years; and to create a house with a life span of minimum 150 years.

Architects: Leth & Gori Studio
Area: 136 m2
Collaborators on the project are Buro Happold, Teknologisk Institut, SBi, MURO and Nini Leimand, KADK Institute 2.
Main contractor: Ebbe Bernth Murer og Tømrer, bricklayer: Murermester Ask Askholm, carpenter: Ole Larsen & Sønner v. Anders Larsen ApS; Photographs Stamers Kontor

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