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RESILIENT DESIGNGREEN BUILDING FESTIVBAL 2 OCTOBER 2014 PAUL DOWSETT
Case Study #1NEW ORLEANS PASSIVE HOUSENew Orleans, LAPost-Katrina Relief Housing Competition Winner2011
PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by v...
DRESS THE PARTPassive principles are universal. Aesthetic is vernacular. New Orleans ContemporaryNew Orleans TraditionalAu...
CONSTRUCTIONPre-fabricated by volunteer workforce in New Orleans Superdome
Case Study #23C COMPETITIONLong Island, New YorkPost-Sandy Comprehensive Coastal Community Design2013
LOCATIONFar Rockaway, NYSoutheast of Manhattan
National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationFAR ROCKAWAYPre-SandyGooglePost-Sandy
ZONINGMaximize exposure to sunlightIncrease allowable heights to adjust for floodplainConnect houses with boardwalkCurrent...
SOLUTIONMaintain access to housesduring storm surgesfrom an elevated “street”.
Case Study #3Far Rockaway, New YorkPost-Sandy Community Masterplan2013
MIXED USE SHOREFRONT
PROJECT SUMMARYOnly 18% of site filled to create raised access to all lotsLaneway vehicle access doubles as flood-way
Case Study #4RESILIENT HOUSE v1Far Rockaway, New YorkDesigning Recovery Competition WinnerPost-Sandy Relief Housing2014
PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by v...
Case Study #5RESILIENT HOUSE v2Far Rockaway, New YorkDesigning Recovery Competition WinnerPost-Sandy Relief Housing2014
Ground Breaking Ceremony
PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by v...
FORM vs. FUNCTIONPassive shading influences form of buildingSensitive shape minimizes shadow and street impactHigher flood...
PROJECT INFODesigned for family of 6 1,600 sq.ft. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposure
PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilated
PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilatedAir-tightTarget 0.6ACH
PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilatedAir-tightHighly insulatedR-30 WallsR-50 RoofR-50 FloorR-50 Roof
ACTIVE DESIGNHRV ventilationHeated by a “toaster”
TRIAS ENERGETICA
DESIGNFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by volunteer ...
Paul Dowsett, Principal paul@sustainable.towww.sustainable.toThanks!
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  1. 1. RESILIENT DESIGNGREEN BUILDING FESTIVBAL 2 OCTOBER 2014 PAUL DOWSETT
  2. 2. Case Study #1NEW ORLEANS PASSIVE HOUSENew Orleans, LAPost-Katrina Relief Housing Competition Winner2011
  3. 3. PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by volunteer workforce
  4. 4. DRESS THE PARTPassive principles are universal. Aesthetic is vernacular. New Orleans ContemporaryNew Orleans TraditionalAustin, TX
  5. 5. CONSTRUCTIONPre-fabricated by volunteer workforce in New Orleans Superdome
  6. 6. Case Study #23C COMPETITIONLong Island, New YorkPost-Sandy Comprehensive Coastal Community Design2013
  7. 7. LOCATIONFar Rockaway, NYSoutheast of Manhattan
  8. 8. National Oceanic and Atmospheric AdministrationFAR ROCKAWAYPre-SandyGooglePost-Sandy
  9. 9. ZONINGMaximize exposure to sunlightIncrease allowable heights to adjust for floodplainConnect houses with boardwalkCurrentBetterBest
  10. 10. SOLUTIONMaintain access to housesduring storm surgesfrom an elevated “street”.
  11. 11. Case Study #3Far Rockaway, New YorkPost-Sandy Community Masterplan2013
  12. 12. MIXED USE SHOREFRONT
  13. 13. PROJECT SUMMARYOnly 18% of site filled to create raised access to all lotsLaneway vehicle access doubles as flood-way
  14. 14. Case Study #4RESILIENT HOUSE v1Far Rockaway, New YorkDesigning Recovery Competition WinnerPost-Sandy Relief Housing2014
  15. 15. PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by volunteer workforce
  16. 16. Case Study #5RESILIENT HOUSE v2Far Rockaway, New YorkDesigning Recovery Competition WinnerPost-Sandy Relief Housing2014
  17. 17. Ground Breaking Ceremony
  18. 18. PROJECT SUMMARYFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by volunteer workforce
  19. 19. FORM vs. FUNCTIONPassive shading influences form of buildingSensitive shape minimizes shadow and street impactHigher floodplain creates carport and shaded outdoor space
  20. 20. PROJECT INFODesigned for family of 6 1,600 sq.ft. 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath
  21. 21. PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposure
  22. 22. PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilated
  23. 23. PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilatedAir-tightTarget 0.6ACH
  24. 24. PASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilatedAir-tightHighly insulatedR-30 WallsR-50 RoofR-50 FloorR-50 Roof
  25. 25. ACTIVE DESIGNHRV ventilationHeated by a “toaster”
  26. 26. TRIAS ENERGETICA
  27. 27. DESIGNFlood-resistantResilient materials: carbon sequestering concrete, galvalume, shousugibanPre-fabricated by volunteer workforceFORM vs. FUNCTIONPassive shading influences form of buildingSensitive shape minimizes shadow and street impactHigher floodplain creates carport and shaded outdoor spacePASSIVE DESIGNOptimal solar exposureNaturally ventilatedAir-tightHighly insulatedHRV ventilationHeated by a “toaster”
  28. 28. Paul Dowsett, Principal paul@sustainable.towww.sustainable.toThanks!

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