Sistema Masa is carrying out a new façade rehabilitation project for a single-family home. Thanks to the rehabilitation, the house will improve its thermal insulation and, therefore, its energy efficiency. In addition, thanks to the new façade, it will also acquire a renewed aesthetics and a more up-to-date look.
Yesterday we had the pleasure of participating in the conference organized by the Delegation of the Vallés Occidental and KNAUF Insulation on the ventilated facades. It was a day where they spoke mainly about its components, its installation and its advantages. Eduard Aguiló Riu, manager of Sistema Masa, highlighted in his presentation the importance of knowing the components of ventilated facades and their main advantages.
Sistema Masa has completed another project to rehabilitate the façade of a building. The Hotel Aragón OD of Barcelona is a project of rehabilitation and change of use of the building of old offices. The main characteristic of its facades is the volumetric game of the building, where terraces appear every two floors.
Today we are talking about a new example of sustainable construction. In this case, it is a prefabricated solar house that is totally self-sufficient and that also collects rainwater. Thanks to this self-sufficient system, this house can produce food throughout the year. The project has been developed by the University of Washington in St. Louis, Missouri.
The Hotel Suites in the renowned Akelarre Restaurant of the chef with 3 Michelin Stars, Pedro Subijana, has recently finished his works. The hotel has been built with ventilated facades with a natural stone cladding that fits perfectly into the surroundings of the emblematic Monte Igeldo in Donosti.
In the face of the serious global problem of the increase in waste, new ideas are emerging that are committed to sustainable construction and the use of resources. This time it is about using organic waste, such as potatoes, mushrooms or corn, as sustainable building materials. Thanks to this solution, the volume of waste would be reduced and action would be taken against the depletion of resources.