Sustainable design creates comfortable interior environments that provide daylight, views, and fresh air.
Narrative: Discuss design strategies that relate to daylighting, electric lighting, ventilation, indoor air quality, views, and individual controllability.
• Design strategies for daylighting, task lighting, and views
• Design strategies for ventilation, indoor air quality, and personal control systems
• How the project’s design enhances users’ connectedness to nature
• Design team approach to integration of natural systems and appropriate technology
Graphic: Model photos, drawings or diagrams of daylight and ventilation strategies; test models.
Metric: Percent of the building that can be daylit (only) during occupied hours; Percent of floor area with views to the outdoors; Percent of floor area within 15 ft. of an operable window.