Sustainable housing

Sustainable housing

T835/0298 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 51.4MB

Downloadable file size: 5.4MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator



Caption: Sustainable housing built using recycled & environmentally friendly materials, and incorporating sustainable energy for heating. The Shettleston estate, Glasgow, Scotland, is made up of 16 dwellings built above a disused coal mine that has been flooded. This provides geothermally heated water that is used to heat all the houses. Additionally, passive solar panels (upper right) heat water and solar ventilation (situated beneath the roofs' eaves), circulate warmed air throughout the houses. The building materials used were either recycled or those that caused the least impact on the environment, such as recycled newsprint used as cavity wall insulation.

Release details: Model release not available. Property release not required.

Keywords: apartments, architecture, block, building technology, carbon neutral development, energy, environmentally friendly, flats, friendlier, geothermal, glasgow, green, heating, house, houses, housing, panels, people, powered, scotland, scottish, shettleston, solar, sustainable, uk, united kingdom

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.