Architects Focus | High-Rise Affordable Housing


Presented by Dattner Architects

Dattner Architects will present a progress report on 4 affordable multifamily buildings in various stages of design construction. Project teams will share lessons learned form of each building which have informed the firm’s ability to deliver high-performance housing within the constraints of limited construction budgets and difficult sites.

Learning Objections :

  • Gain understanding of how affordable high-density multi-family housing planned in urban environments – as building typology — creates opportunities to design to Passive House Standards.
  • Gain knowledge distinguishing between established Passive House exterior envelope detailing and project-specific design challenges – such as for reducing thermal bridging at windows, sunshades, roofing penetrations, foundation transitions, and equipment supports
  • Gain understanding of challenges and lessons learned for successful construction administration of a Passive House multi-family building and addressing unforeseen field conditions.
  • Understand the challenges to meet Passive House requirements based on buildings with mixed uses, heights, and foot print configurations.

Date And Time

Thu, July 16, 2020, noon (Eastern)

Register here.


New York Passive House
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