On the evening of 8th October 2019 Goldsmith Street by Norwich City Council and Architects Mikhail Riches won the prestigious RIBA Stirling Prize 2019.
Not only did Goldsmith Street win the Stirling Prize, it also won the inaugural Neave Brown Award for Housing 2019.
Goldsmith Street is the largest social housing scheme in the UK build to the stricht PassivHaus standard.
At Idealcombi we are very proud to have been part of this ground-breaking housing project. Building to the passive house standard means quality of the building is significant higher than that of traditional housing schemes.
The energy consumption of homes on the scheme is estimated to be as low as £150 a year, making it truly affordable homes to live in.
The Idealcombi Futura+ windows and Frame IC front doors are an important part of receiving the PassivHaus certification and still achieving an aesthetically pleasing visual expression.
The Idealcombi Futura+ windows with idealcore™ thermal break. Learn more about the Idealcombi window history, and why we have developed a window that perform better and last longer with just a 53mm profile.