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Designing for Deconstruction for ACCE


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This presentation was created for the ACCE mid year meeting in Albuquerque, NM 2010. The presentation covers my experiences from the 2008 Victor L. Regnier Traveling Fellowship and my research on designing buildings for deconstruction (D4D).

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Designing for Deconstruction for ACCE

  1. 1. Designing for Deconstruction<br />Dustin Stephany<br />2008 Victor L. Regnier Traveling Fellow<br />
  2. 2. Thank you!<br />
  3. 3. Construction and Demolition Waste Generation in 2007<br />Plan<br />51.8 Million Tons<br />47.9 Million Tons<br />42.0 Million Tons <br />Sources:<br />Chini, Abdol, Deconstruction and Materials Reuse, An International Overview<br />Franklin Associates, Characterization of building related Construction Demolition Debris in the US<br />US Census - 2000<br />
  4. 4. Proposal Objectives<br />Plan<br />Research Design for Deconstruction (D4D) practices in Europe and Canada.<br />Reduce Construction and Demolition (C+D) waste by determining ways to utilize new and existing materials in the most economical, ecological and social manner possible.<br />Develop a website that establishes standard practices which can be used in the U.S.<br />
  5. 5. Understand Deconstruction<br />WRAP website<br />Waste prevention, collection and sorting, recycling and reprocessing and marketing<br />Action<br />
  6. 6. Construction/Deconstruction Industry<br />Action<br />Bill Addis @ BuroHappold Interview<br />Lack of interest<br />Lack of education<br />Economics<br />Lack of support from codes <br />Manufacture wants the business<br />
  7. 7. Reclaimed Construction Materials Industry<br />Action<br />Steve Toliman @ MASCO<br />Focus on the quality of materials<br />Focus on the needs of the customer<br />Construction Materials Recycling Plant<br />Reprocess glass, concrete, asphalt and hardcore<br />Design considerations for best reprocessing materials<br />
  8. 8. EcoDeco Conference<br />Action<br />“We need to learn how to do more with less because less is the new more.”<br />NATURAL BUILDING MATERIALS @ Hill Holt Community Hall<br />Rammed earth, sheep’s wool, straw bale, hempcrete reciprocal roof<br />
  9. 9. Non-Natural Building Materials<br />Action<br />Earthships – Mike Renoylds @ Biotecture<br />
  10. 10. Building Information Modeling (BIM)<br />Action<br />Construct IT Conference<br />Foresee problems and track material usage<br />Generate list of building materials <br />Deconstruction plan<br />
  11. 11. BioRegional<br />Action<br />One Day One Planet Conference<br />
  12. 12. Dutch Culture<br />Action<br /><ul><li>Government pushes for waste diversion
  13. 13. 95% building material reuse
  14. 14. IDF Program (new and existing buildings)
  15. 15. Industrial, Flexible, Demountable projects
  16. 16. Published in “Learning by Demonstration”</li></li></ul><li>IDF Projects<br />Action<br />
  17. 17. Waste Calculator<br />Action<br />England – BRE <br />Smartwaste Calculator (new projects)<br />Calculated material waste generated and CO2 emissions<br />Germany – Frank Schlutman and Nichole Sunke<br />Material Flow Management (existing projects)<br />Audit material’s quality, toxicity, building deconstruction techniques<br />Produce different schedules based on labor availability, material reuse value and transportation costs.<br />
  18. 18. North American Culture<br />Action<br />Convenient and cheap<br />“Human Footprint” – National Geographic<br />Vancouver<br />Promotes healthy living<br />Food and Energy consumption and waste reduction<br />CaGBC MR 8 Credit - Design for durability<br />Prevent premature failure of building materials<br />
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  20. 20. Website Features<br />Result<br />What is D4D?<br />Common Principles<br />Case Studies<br />100+ Residential, Commercial, Educational, Health, Industrial, and Offices<br />Rating system (bronze, silver, gold, platinum) <br />Discussion Forum<br />FAQ’s<br />Additional Resources<br />Books, Websites, Software, Reports<br />Contact Information<br />
  21. 21. Fellowship Expenses<br />Result<br />
  22. 22. Thank you!<br />“We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children” – Native American Proverb<br />