Presentation on theme: "A Sustainable Residential Design Project Project 14 Design Studio 413 May 09, 2012."— Presentation transcript:
A Sustainable Residential Design Project Project 14 Design Studio 413 May 09, 2012
Project Requirements Total area of the house 1,100 square foot One story home Master bedroom with one queen bed ( with access to both sides of bed) and dresser. Bedroom for a thirteen years old girl. Bedroom for twin eight years old boys with twin beds. All bedrooms have at least one window and one closet.
1: Sustainable Site 1a: The landscape is simple and uncluttered to create a sense of spaciousness. 1b: The lawn or ground covering open with minimum watery plants. 1c: Asymmetrical landscaping at the front of the house. 1d: Shrubs at the side of the house so that the house will highlight in front. 1e: Tall trees at the back of the house.
2: Water Efficiency 2a: Creating a dry pond for storm water collection at the back of the house and can be used for gardening. 2b: Using water tap with low flow of water. 2c: Parquet, carpet floorings in the rooms to minimum the water use during cleaning. 2d: Sprinkle used in the garden/lawn. 2e: Drought tolerant plant like shrubs and trees over ornamentals and invasive can be planted which help to save water a lot.
3: Energy and Atmosphere 3a: Mechanical HVAC systems for all climate installed in all rooms. 3b: Trees planted in the garden provides cooling in summer and work as a wind break and warmer insulating during winter. 3c: Windows located at the east and south direction provide sunlight in the room. 3d: Sensor lights used outside the house. 3e: Energy Star qualified lights and appliances used.
4: Materials and Resources 4a: Kitchen cabinets made of pressed wood. 4b: Steels used for framing windows. 4c: Counter tops made from recycled glass tiles. 4d: Parquet made from bamboo. 4e: Certified carpets used in the rooms.
5: Indoor Environmental Quality 5a: Wall paints used with low or classified zero-voc ( volatile organic compound) paint. 5b: Inter-plants that help to increase indoor air quality. 5c: To control noise: sound absorbing materials like eco friendly drapes, sofa coverings, carpets. 5d: For adequate ventilation windows provided in the room. 5e: Chimney or exhaust fan to avoid smoke from kitchen.
6: Innovation and Design Process 6a: Reduction in water use. 6b: Asymmetric landscaping at the front of the house to save the existing tree. 6c: Most of the products used in the house are eco friendly. 6d: The house has sufficient resources to live a family with three kids. 6e: Use of rainwater by collecting at the back of the house.