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Ecological excellence - MASK team

Date: 2007 | Identifier: dao
Poster boards of student project in sustainable design. The assignment was to design an unplugged office building for the former Voice of America site. This design team focused on creating an outdoor room for the occupants of the unplugged office space. This park-like space is on the roof. It reduces the “Heat Island effect" of an absorptive low slope roof, as well as offers a relief from the stress of the office environment. Natural ventilation is also considered by changes in vegetation size and density and the use of operable windows. Skylights also bring light deep into the inner spaces of the office in this design. Creators: Alicia Stewart, Megan Poteat, Stacey Evans, Krista Radspinner more...