How does it feel to be a guinea pig?
Good! Time and attention has been paid to your living environment and you can feel it. To me, this house is a gift from heaven. Not only do I look out over the beautiful Airey homes where the people lived who made Eindhoven great, I enjoy living here so much that I never want to leave. Sustainable living is important to me, but so are aesthetics. Through my work as an exhibition designer and art consultant, I pay attention to quality. And that’s what this home has: it is light, tall and spacious.
Another advantage is that Woonbedrijf and the municipality really help us to find solutions, whether it concerns subsidies for designing our roof terraces, an extra water butt or green recycling bins.
This building is equipped with all kinds of energy-saving solutions, such as the re-use of warm water from the shower for the underfloor heating system. It is too bad that the wind turbines on the roof did not materialise. They would have sent out a clear signal: this is a sustainable building!