Tierra Nueva Co-housing

Passive Solar Co-housing Community

“Community is the hidden dimension of sustainability,”

Jim Leach, Wonderland Hill Development Corp., developers of Tierra Nueva Cohousing.

“I double checked the costs with the developer this morning. I still find it hard to believe, but the units came in at $59/ SF and the common house at $90/ SF,” Ken Haggard- architect (1999).

GREEN BUILDING FEATURES INCLUDE:

-Passive solar design for natural ventilation, passive heating and cooling and daylighting.

-Small building footprints.

-Minimized paving with green fire access roads.

-Universally accessible paths are stained concrete for ease of navigation.

-Solar electric photovoltaic system for clean & renewable electricity production.

Client: Tierra Nueva

Completion: February 1999

Project Type: Co-housing Community

Architects: Ken Haggard, Polly Cooper

Exterior Design

Minimized paving with green fire access roads.

Universally accessible paths are stained concrete for ease of navigation.

Solar electric photovoltaic system for clean & renewable electricity production.

Interior Design

Passive solar design for natural ventilation, passive heating and cooling and daylighting.

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