Carryduff Passive Housing Scheme

Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5 and Passive House Residential Scheme for Carryduff, Belfast

Project Description:

This is a social housing and apartment development on the edge of an existing urban settlement, requiring integration within its context, especially regarding permeability/connectivity and respect for existing biodiversity.

The scheme will meet the Code for Sustainable Homes Level 5.

Key features concerning layout include:

  • A clear hierarchical layout involving a primary spine road with articulated entry points and nodes
  • Creation of different character areas
  • Pedestrian connection to existing adjacent residential schemes
  • Variation of spaces, including allotment gardens, children’s play area and a Pedestrian route threading through the development
  • Maximisation of south-facing elevations for solar gain
  • Integration of existing ecological features and surface water attenuation.