Zhang Sah East Passyunk – Passive House Mixed Use Martial Arts Studio
Philadelphia Pennsylvania – 2010
passive house renovation
24,600sf Mixed-use, martial arts school plus 5 luxury apartments and café.
-5,000sf residential, 13,000sf school, 900sf café
The design re-opened a former interior courtyard to bring light and air into the center of the new U-shaped plan. The south wing housed 5 luxury apartments. The north wing contains the school with generous dojos, classrooms, locker rooms and nooks for reading, and engaged play.
The roof top contained future potential for an outdoor competition arena.