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Green Mixed-Use Development

This eco-friendly development was given an award, to amy green design, by the City of Portland

This project was part of a design competition which amy green design won and was awarded by the City of Portland. The project included a community facility complete with a rock climbing wall that could be seen through the corner windows of the space, ground floor restaurant and retail, and live-work lofts on the upper floor.

 

The design incorporated sustainable practices throughout the development. Green features included healthy indoor environments, water conservation, eco-friendly materials, resource conservation, and energy efficiency. These goals were achieved through strategies such as natural daylighting and ventilation, low flow fixtures, reclaimed local materials, and Energy Star appliances. A portion of these efficiencies are achieved through the use of skylights and open air patios which allow for cross-ventilation, light, and outdoor air throughout the residential units. Eco-roofs covered over half the roof area and helped mitigate heat island effects. These strategies benefited the project and are in line with the City’s goals for 100% on-site stormwater infiltration.

 

Contact amy green design to discuss how we can help you incorporate green design features into your space that can also help you save on maintenance and utility costs.

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Architecture, Green Design