Star Innovation Center: Tropical, Commercial, and Passive

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Course Description

This program offers an exciting opportunity to learn about the application of Passive House to a rare typology in a rare climate with the principal members of the project team.


Featured Project

The first Passive House certified project in South Asia and one of only two factories certified in the world, the Star Innovation Center combines a garment manufacturing facility and offices within a highly efficient envelope that reduces total energy by 70% and dehumidification energy by 90%. Completed in 2018, the building offers highly improved working conditions including far superior air quality, consistent temperatures, and access to daylight throughout.



Jordan Parnass, Principal, Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture
Lois Arena, Director, Passive House Services, Steven Winter Associates

Course Price: $15Credits: 1.5 AIA LUHSW
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