EFdeN goes to Wuppertal!

EFdeN goes to Wuppertal!

Follow us to Solar Decathlon Europe 21,
the world's largest sustainable housing competition

Follow us to Solar Decathlon Europe 21,
the world's largest sustainable housing competition

For the first time in the history of the competition, SDE21 goes urban, looking for solutions to change the cities of tomorrow.

For the first time in the history of the competition, SDE21 goes urban, looking for solutions to change the cities of tomorrow.

Our vision is to create a sustainable and affordable housing model that empowers single living people by forming a community.

In order to determine the viability and applicability of our general solution, we will use a certain urban scenario - the renovation and extension of a post-industrial building, Café Ada.

Our vision is to create a sustainable and affordable housing model that empowers single living people by forming a community.

In order to determine the viability and applicability of our general solution, we will use a certain urban scenario - the renovation and extension of a post-industrial building, Café Ada.

The building is located in Mirke, a central district marked by a younger demographic with an eclectic cultural background: economic migrants, students and creatives.

The building is located in Mirke, a central district marked by a younger demographic with an eclectic cultural background: economic migrants, students and creatives.

We plan on extending the structure with 3 additional floor levels, comprised of minimalistic living units and common spaces aimed to encourage social interactions and community inclusion.

We plan on extending the structure with 3 additional floor levels, comprised of minimalistic living units and common spaces aimed to encourage social interactions and community inclusion.

“The Hill” recreates instances of the natural environment, such as places of refuge or of great exposure, combined with a green mobility area with photovoltaic trees for charging electric vehicles.

“The Hill” recreates instances of the natural environment, such as places of refuge or of great exposure, combined with a green mobility area with photovoltaic trees for charging electric vehicles.

We intend to solve another known issue of the neighbourhood — the absence of green public spaces — by integrating glasshouses and planters into the complex.

We intend to solve another known issue of the neighbourhood — the absence of green public spaces — by integrating glasshouses and planters into the complex.

To maximize the supply of solar energy we plan to go further than the traditional placing of photovoltaic panels on the roof by incorporating them into the southern façade as well.

To maximize the supply of solar energy we plan to go further than the traditional placing of photovoltaic panels on the roof by incorporating them into the southern façade as well.

Get in touch

MU_Dalia_Stoian

Dalia Stoian

Project Manager

Politehnica University of Bucharest

dalia.stoian@efden.org
Andreea_Iacob

Andreea Iacob

Project Architect

Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism

andreea.iacob@efden.org
SIG_Ioel_Giger

Ioel Giger

Project Engineer

Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest 

ioel.giger@efden.org
MU_Dalia_Stoian

Dalia Stoian

Project Manager

Politehnica University of Bucharest

dalia.stoian@efden.org

Andreea_Iacob

Andreea Iacob

Project Architect

Ion Mincu University of Architecture and Urbanism

andreea.iacob@efden.org

SIG_Ioel_Giger

Ioel Giger

Project Engineer

Technical University of Civil Engineering Bucharest

ioel.giger@efden.org

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