Houses

Event Custom Residential Architects Network (CRAN) Tour

September 3, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Please join CRAN on September 3 for a site tour of a new Nick Deaver designed house in Rollingwood.  Nick and builder Ray Tonjes will be on hand to talk about how passive design strategies and emerging technologies were utilized to achieve a Zero Energy Ready Home.  A box lunch will be provided. Address will be given upon registration.

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Event 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series

September 15, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Join us for our fourth talk in our 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series at Green Pastures on September 15th.

Capital Studios - the first affordable housing in downtown Austin in almost a half-century
September's Speakers will be Sunshine Mathon, Design + Development Director for local nonprofit Foundation Communities, and Scott Ginder, AIA, principal at Forge Craft Architecture + Design. 

Event 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series

June 16, 2015 - 11:30am to 1:00pm

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Join us for our third talk in our 2015 Luncheon Speaker Series at Green Pastures on June 16th.

Blurring Boundaries, Sliding Scales: Small Works in the Urban Field

Bouldin Residence on Austin Cool House Tour

This private green home in Austin, Texas earned a 5 Star Rating from Austin Energy Green Building Program and will now be available for viewing on the Austin Cool House Tour June 7, 2015.

The home has a very distinctive design that fits into the shape of the lot. The windows open towards beautiful views of downtown Austin.

These features contributed to the high score of the 5 Star Rating:

-100% of the steel used for the structural system is recycled, some directly reused from old factories and warehouses.

Flashflooding and Floodplain Management

The April Cote Seminar on Resiliency welcomed Jameson Courtney of Watershed Protection Department. He presented “Understanding Flash-flooding” power-point attached. Of note are the Austin Code requirements and how building design relates to flood insurance. You can find Courtney’s contact information on the last slide if you need more information.

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