Inexperienced Answer Home 2.0 / 3XN + GXN
Textual content description offered by the architects. Inexperienced Answer Home 2.0 is Denmark´s first full timber lodge, positioned within the city of Rønne on the Island of Bornholm. Developed in very shut collaboration between 3XN and GXN the lodge’s design is rooted in rigorous sustainability rules in supplies, development, and efficiency.
Chosen, partially, for its unequalled sustainability credentials and skill to lock away carbon, timber is the first development materials and supplies the lodge’s construction, cladding, and insulation. The design exposes and celebrates the fastidiously chosen supplies all through the constructing, and that is instantly evident on arrival from the nice and cozy pure aesthetic of the timber cladding. The primary components of the constructing, together with the partitions and slabs, are composed of enormous, prefabricated cross-laminated timber (CLT) panels manufactured in a manufacturing unit and easily assembled on-site. This methodology minimizes development time, prices, and waste and ensures a excessive diploma of accuracy in manufacturing.
The design is impressed by the Cradle-to-Cradle life cycle idea. It additional exploits the excessive accuracy and repeatable means of the computer-controlled fabrication methodology to include bespoke options at a a lot decrease price than conventional development strategies. Options comparable to elegant grills for pure air flow are minimize straight into the CLT panels, demonstrating the good thing about a holistic design method and the synergy between design, manufacturing, and efficiency. The standardized design of the models additionally allowed the designers to fastidiously predict the scale and amount of fabric offcuts, which might in any other case go to waste, and use them to create bespoke furnishings objects for the lodge. On this means, the constructing itself is an expression of the lodge’s ambition to make inexperienced options a lovely ingredient for visitors.
Internally, uncovered CLT panels proceed the ethos of trustworthy materials finishes and supply a welcoming home character to the areas and constant dialogue between exterior and inside. Beneficiant skylights and thoroughly oriented glazing carry ample daylight into the interiors, scale back the necessity for synthetic lighting and supply a powerful connection to the environment, whereas additionally offering pure air flow and eliminating the necessity for mechanical options.
A rooftop terrace and spa present visitors with a quiet retreat overlooking the adjoining woodland. Right here, timber finishes are complemented by tiles of upcycled glass from native sources, offering a palette of supplies reflective of the constructing’s concentrate on environmental sustainability. On this means, GSH2.0 stands as a showcase for materials innovation, demonstrating that different round options can present an aesthetic high quality and efficiency corresponding to virgin materials whereas providing the additional benefit of a a lot decrease carbon footprint.
In 2022, Inexperienced Answer Home 2.0 was named the winner of Denmark’s Årets Byggeri (‘Constructing of the Yr’)– one of many main architectural awards in Denmark. It’s the uncompromising improvement of the adjoining Inexperienced Answer Home accomplished by 3XN/GXN in 2015 – itself a winner of Årets Byggeri in 2015.