Emu’s Pilot Program Update

A quick check in with our builder partners: Beartooth Passive House in Red Lodge, Montana As our first Pilot Project, we cannot speak highly enough of how wonderful the process of working with Beartooth has been. The house is now getting internal partitions and finishes, and the bulk of the Passive House envelope work has… Read More

Energy Efficiency: the importance of site supervision

On our Facebook page, we are regularly publishing images from our Cavriago construction site, where we are building two Passive Houses. With this article, we would like to show just two examples of the many construction errors can occur during the scope of the works, proving that careful site supervision is necessary to meet a high level of quality and efficiency. Read More

Emu Architects at Casa e Tavola 2012 (‘Home and Table’ expo) in Reggio Emilia

After the success of our collaborative stand with Octopus Lab Project at the ‘Salone del Mobile’ (furniture expo) in Parma last winter, we decided to repeat the experience at the 2012 edition of Casa&Tavola (Home&Table) expo in Reggio Emilia. From October 6th to 14th, we will be presenting several solutions for ecological home design and… Read More

Emu Architects at Home Furniture and Design Expo in Parma

Today is our first day at ‘Salone del Mobile’, a home furnishings design expo in Parma. We are happy to be taking part in a collaborative design stand, headed up by Octopus Lab Project. Our stand includes beautiful examples of graphic design, hand-made furniture, boutique clothing, and our selection of building materials suitable for passive… Read More

“Via Goti” finished project photographs by Alessandro Bartoli

Photographer Alessandro Bartoli, of San Polo d’Enza, has taken a wonderful set of photos of our “Via Goti” project in the town council of Scandiano (Province of Reggio Emilia, Italy). This three-story house is part of an historic ‘borgo’ (hamlet) comprised of several stone buildings. The house had not undergone any renovations since the 1950’s… Read More

“Via Argentera” project approved by the Susa town council in Torino, Italia

We are pleased to announce that our “Via Argentera” project, located in Susa, Torino (northern Italy), has been approved by the town council and is now moving on to the next stage of construction permit approval. This project is a demolition and rebuild of a multi-unit residential building located on a riverside piece of land… Read More

“Conte Re” project approved by Albinea town council in Reggio Emilia, Italy

We are pleased to announce that the “Conte Re” project has been approved by the Albinea town council. Private client and budget. Located near Albinea, Italy. This project is the new construction of a single-family villa as part of an existing development plan near the town of Albinea. It has been designed as a Casa… Read More