Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts June 13, 2017

  • 13 June 2017
  • Start time : 06:30 PM
  • End time : 08:00 PM
  • Event Host : Passivehouse Massachusetts
  • Event Location : Boston Society of Architects, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA, 02210-1024, United States
Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts June 13, 2017
Event Description

Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distillery is the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston's Seaport district, the development adds two new building to an existing former 19th century rum distillery, which now houses 150 artists, as well as a wide variety of other businesses.

The first phase, just completed, includes 29 units with parking, ground level commercial space, a cafe, and a roof deck with 360° views of the city. The next phase will add 37 additional units, a 3-story greenhouse, food store, rooftop growing and greenhouse space, and four commercial shops at street level.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Passivehouse Massachusetts
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Michelle Apigian, AIA, LEED AP, AICP, CPHC. An Associate with ICON Architecture, Michelle is an architect, planner and urban designer who combines optimism and pragmatism to design sustainable environments that strengthen communities and celebrate the uniqueness of place. Michelle received a B.A. from Dartmouth and Masters in Architecture and City Planning from MIT.

      Richard O'Dwyer: Consutling Principal with ICON Architecture, Richard brings a keen sense of sustainable building principles and construction techniques to large scale, mixed-use projects. Richard received his BA in Architecure from North East London Polytechnic School of Architecture.
      Please RSVP (email) no later than Monday, May 13 if you are planning to attend.
      Register for AIA credits when you enter the room.
      Directions to Boston Society for Architects, 290 Congress Street, Suite 200, Boston, MA
  • Sponsors
    • ICON Architecture
  • Event type
    • Conference

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