net-zero energy building design competition


PROJECT SCOPE:  Net-Zero Energy Building Design Competition          DATE:  2013

DESCRIPTION:  Along with a team of several architects MIST entered the Architecture at Zero competition in 2013. The charge was to design a net-zero multi-family residential project in downtown San Francisco. The team’s entry used a series of passive design strategies including solar chimneys, exterior shading, passive heating, among others to drive down energy usage to 10kBtu/SF/year. See the full design and technical submission below.  

MIST ROLE:  Concept Design, Analysis, Research, Project Management, Communications and Graphic Design

PARTNERS: Duane Carter, Simon Mance, Scott Farbman, Courtney Brower

RESULTS:  Entry won Special Recognition Award             PUBLICITY:  ArchDaily.comArchitect Magazine