Thursday, April 15, 2021
Philadelphia’s Onion Flats is constructing low-cost buildings that use design, mechanical equipment and residents’ behavior to slash fossil fuel consumption
Front Flats, which is designed by Onion Flats, is not only energy-efficient but affordable as well.
It is 28 apartments, built on a budget for renters who make below the area’s median income. One-bedroom apartments rent for under $1,400, less than the $1,750 average for the neighborhood, according to rental-listings website Zumper.”
The innovation of Onion Flats is important as buildings are responsible for 38% of global greenhouse gas emissions.
It is a controversial design, like Tesla CyberTruck... takes time to get used to...
Onion Flats: Pasivehouse designs