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Towards Sustainability: Building Community Support for Net Zero Multifamily Affordable Housing

Institute on the Environment

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)

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The College of Design and the Institute on the Environment (IonE) invite you to attend, Towards Sustainability: Building Community Support for Net Zero Multifamily Affordable Housing open event on May 15, 2013. Details about the program follow.

Towards Sustainability: Building Community Support for Net Zero Multifamily Affordable Housing

The event is part of an IonE Mini Grant for an interdisciplinary project between the Architecture and Housing Studies programs in the College of Design, in collaboration with the city of Cottage Grove, and Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity. The purpose of this event is to host an engaged conversation about the design and development of Net Zero Housing for moderate-income home buyers. The event will include the poster presentations of architectural designs, development and financing plans, and design prototypes of sustainable housing prepared by students.


When: Wednesday, 15th May 2013, 8:30 AM to 11 AM (brunch provided)

Where: IonE's seminar room (R-380) and the commons (R-350), Institute on the Environment, Learning & Environmental Sciences, University of Minnesota

Who: Designers, students, scholars, and those interested in sustainable design and affordable housing

Parking: Closest parking is available at the Gortner Avenue Ramp at 1395 Gortner Avenue, St Paul, MN 55108.

How: Register online today at netzero.eventbrite.com

Questions? More detailed information about the event contact Molly Buss at 612-626-9553 or bussx057@umn.edu with questions or comments.

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Event Schedule

8:30 - 9:00  Coffee served + Introduction in the seminar room (R-380)
9:00 - 9:30  Presentation in the seminar room (R-380)
9:30 - 11:00 Student work display + Breakfast at the commons (R-350)


Partners:

Marilyn Bruin, PhD, Associate Professor in Housing Studies, mbruin@umn.edu

Daniel Handeen, Research Fellow, LEED AP, Center for Sustainable Building Research

Lucas Alm, Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Architecture

Becky Yust, PhD, Professor in Housing Studies

Kamana Dhakhwa, Graduate student, MS Sustainable Design program

Chad Bouley, Director of Homebuilding, Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity

Sponsors:

University of Minnesota’s Institute on the Environment(IonE)Grant

College of Design

 

 


Have questions about Towards Sustainability: Building Community Support for Net Zero Multifamily Affordable Housing? Contact Institute on the Environment

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Institute on the Environment 325 Learning & Environmental Sciences
1954 Buford Avenue
Address Line 2
Saint Paul, MN 55108

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:00 AM (CDT)


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