Conspicuous Consumption

San Francisco, CA

Project Information

  • 418,320 square foot mixed-use student housing
  • Designed for the Architecture at Zero competition
  • 12.1 EUI = End use energy
  • Energy use is tracked and displayed in real time
  • Covered open-air courtyard provides passive cooling and ventilation
  • Ground source heat pump integrated into structural piles provides central hot water
  • PV panels on roof and exterior facades provide energy
  • Adjustable shades and operable windows allow residents to control ventilation and solar gain in their unit
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