The Net Positive Studio at the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend

Golden, CO Students Mi Chele Lee, Jessica Wyatt, Will Olds, Christian Carter, Safa Salih and Stephen Bregande visited the National Renewable Energy Labs in Golden, Colorado this past weekend as part of the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend.  The eleven international Build Challenge teams had 20 minutes to present their design development work to aContinue reading “The Net Positive Studio at the Solar Decathlon Design Challenge Weekend”

The Net Positive Studio Presents Single Family Home Concepts to Mattie Rhodes, NEAT

After exploring initial design concepts individually, the studio worked in pairs to come up with 8 schematic design solutions. Each solution was under 1000 square feet, built for less than $100,000, and net-zero energy efficient. A diverse range of schemes were imagined, ranging from two story homes, lofted homes, or single story ranch style. AsContinue reading “The Net Positive Studio Presents Single Family Home Concepts to Mattie Rhodes, NEAT”

The Net Positive Studio Visits Rural Studio, URBANbuild

Members of the Net Positive Studio visited Rural Studio in Newbern, Alabama. Third-year students from Auburn presented their work on an affordable housing module, and answered questions we had about the origin of their work, team-dynamics, and their lives in rural Alabama. The rest of the day was spent visiting Rural Studio projects, with discussionsContinue reading “The Net Positive Studio Visits Rural Studio, URBANbuild”

The Net Positive Studio Presents Research Progress at Innovating KC Affordable Housing Roundtable, Hosted by KCDC

The Net Positive Studio presented their semester-long housing analysis and neighborhood research to city officials and development leaders at the Innovating KC Housing Round Table event hosted by the Kansas City Design Center in Kansas City, MO. The event began a crucial conversation regarding the past and future perspectives of affordable housing in Kansas City.Continue reading “The Net Positive Studio Presents Research Progress at Innovating KC Affordable Housing Roundtable, Hosted by KCDC”