2011 Fall MPS-S Sustainable Studio I
Building on knowledge gained so far in the program and relating to other courses taken concurrently, this design studio focuses on the task of creating a sustainable residential interior. Working in teams, each group will design a residential project assigned from among varying types, ranging from a free standing single family residence, a residence within a multiple dwelling, a residence created through adaptive reuse, or a residence for special populations including a dormitory, group home, or assisted living facility.
- Competency in addressing how initial design strategies and concepts such as solar orientation, passive strategies, and internal space planning impacts interior environmental efficiencies and design development.
- Competency in the development of sustainable interior residential spaces, synthesizing traditional design considerations and green objectives.
- Competency in coordinating architectural, material, environmental, and decorative decisions that support the goal of sustainability.
- Familiarity of sustainable environmental control systems and strategies as they apply to residential environments.
- Competency in collaboration, consensus building, leadership, and team work, utilizing current methodologies and digital technologies to facilitate project collaboration and development.
- Understanding how sustainable approaches can be applied to as variety of residential environments, including single family, multiple dwelling, assisted living, etc.
Drawings and renderings below were produced in Revit (BIM), Sketchup and 3D Max.
Studio Instructors: Mark Squeo, AIA LEED AP & Ethan Lu, AIA IDEC LEED AP
Project Team 1: Jessica M. Joanlanne, Rachel Lynne Woldman and Nitya Krishnan
Project Team 2: Laura Rothfuss, Maria Rosa Villarreal and Chetsi G. Shah
Project Team 3: Marianne Kozelka, Francesca Mayer Martinelli and Yun-Chi Jong
Project Team 4: Taruan R. Mabry and Christa E. Cathers
Final Review Presentations: (Click on lower right fullscreen button to expand)