This session will provide an overview of The Roost, a recently opened Built Green Certified 5-Star microfilming apartment building. A case study of the project will focus on some specific topics of interest:
Annual energy use of the project based on one year of complete operations, including a comparison to the energy model
Project demographics, including information on resident transportation modes, bicycle ownership, and automobile usage
Design principles inherent in successful micro-housing design
A review of the state of public policy governing micro-housing
David Neiman, AIA is a Principal at Neiman Taber Architects, a Seattle firm specializing in urban housing with a focus on issues of livability, affordability, community, and access to housing for all. Through a combination of design, advocacy, and project development, he has helped to pioneer new approaches to housing in Seattle.
He holds architecture degrees from the University of Washington and the University of Pennsylvania, and is a licensed architect in the state of Washington. He was a recent member of the Mayor’s Housing Affordability and Livability Agenda (HALA) Committee and the NW Design Review Board.
With more than thirteen years experience building homes in the greater Seattle area, Anthony is an advocate for sustainable design and green construction. He continues to push the envelope in the sustainable community with innovative construction methods that have positively influenced city building practices. As a lifelong Seattleite, Anthony has a deep commitment to creating communities that bring together like-minded individuals who value sustainability and modern design.
Anthony has served as the Chair on the Board of the Master Builder’s Association of King and Snohomish Counties’ Built Green Residential Building Program for the last three years. He is a key member of the Columbia City Business Association and is sought after in the Seattle sustainable community to promote and share Dwell Development’s green agenda.
Tadashi Shiga, owner of Evergreen Certified, possesses the knowledge, experience, and determination to help Dwell Development achieve their sustainable building project goals. Tadashi goes beyond mere consultation and works to build systems that create lasting change. With an interest in continual development, Tadashi stays current on all new green building techniques and strategies through regular training and certification.
In addition to Built Green Verifier, he possesses several advanced sustainable building credentials and affiliations including Certified HERS rater, Northwest ENERGY STAR Verifier and US Department of Energy Builders Challenge Partner. He is also the only Passivhaus certifier in Washington State.