Since Naturhome’s first wooden house was completed in 1973, the company has built 800 more, mostly in their heart-land of Luxembourg, Belgium and Northern France, with others in Spain (the first certified ‘passive house’ there), Germany,Britain and Italy. The team just finished a magnificent building in Switzerland for a celebrated architect, and have many ex-citing projects in the pipeline. How have they achieved this pre-eminence?
“We see a close parallel with haute couture,” says co-director Olivier Louis. “We seek perfection in every detail, even unseen ones; it’s about mastery of the artisan skills beneath the beautiful; obsession with line, look, fit, materials…”