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Volks House 2.0 makes its way past weather delays!

After weather delays, we’re back on Volks House 2.0. This is our next Passive House in the series of Volkshouses. We have completed the retaining walls as the site has quite bit of slope! The retaining walls are located outside of the thermal envelope to eliminate any thermal bridges.

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The Next Generation of Passive House

VolksHouse 3 The Next Generation of Passive House After building several certified passive houses, WAMO Studio is beginning construction of the first panelized passive house in the Southwest.  One of the objectives in designing this house in a more traditional Southwest style is to demonstrate that the Passive House science of construction does not dictate […]

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Passive House New Mexico

Since May 2012 a group of dedicated Passive House professionals and enthusiasts have been gathering to discuss the creation of a New Mexico Passive House group or organization that could serve to increase shared educational opportunities and the dissemination of the Passive House Approach. PASSIVE HOUSE NEW MEXICO was launched on July 2015 The primary […]

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You’re moving into WHAT?

WAMO Studio is converting Taos Cow’s industrial walk-in freezer to its new office/studio.  The 550 square foot space will be a fun conversion project for architect, Vahid Mojarrab who enjoys urban infill projects as well as recycling and reinventing the defunct and underutilized spaces around us.

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WAMO 1st Place Winner – Multi-family Passivehouse

2013 Design Competition Winner and the Highest Scored Project In conjunction with the competitive low income housing tax credit round, MFA conducts an independently juried design competition.  Projects selected by the design competition jury are awarded additional Project Selection Criteria points in accordance with the 2013 Qualified Allocation Plan.  While recognizing the good design cannot […]

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