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Argyle Gardens & the Triple Bottom Line: Equity, Efficiency, & Environment

October 14, 9:30 am - 10:30 am

Transition Projects’ Argyle Gardens, designed by Holst and built by ModsPDX and Walsh Construction, is the first buildout of a flexible, affordable, low-cost housing prototype called LISAH (Low Income Single Adult Housing). Argyle Gardens opened in April 2020, welcoming formerly homeless and very low-income Portlanders in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. The project has been widely published and received a 2020 AIA NW+PR Design Citation.

The design of Argyle Gardens aims for maximum social impact for minimal cost. Each building is composed of modular units constructed offsite. The co-housing approach, small unit sizes, and modular construction contributed to achieving development costs 31% lower than typical affordable housing projects. Those savings are passed on to the residents through rents as little as $300 a month.

Argyle Gardens meets Earth Advantage Gold standards and incorporates numerous features to reduce impact on the environment, minimize resource use, and promote resident health. Come learn more about the team’s triple bottom line approach to creating a model of equitable, efficient, and environmentally responsible supportive housing than can be replicated throughout the state.

 

Speakers

Ben Ott, LEED AP, Associate, Holst

Dustin Furseth, RA, LEED AP, Senior Associate, Holst

Dave Otte, Owner/Principal, Holst

1.0 hours of AIA LU will be available for attendees

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October 14, 2020 9:30amOctober 14, 2020 10:30am

Portland,ORUnited States
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Mahlum Architects
Hennebery Eddy Architects
Holst Architecture
BORA Architects
PAE Engineers
NBI
Sustainable Northwest Wood
PGE
Associated Builders and Contractors
Greenhammer
Project Pivot
Eteriors (formerly GRIT)
Brightworks
 

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Mahlum Architects
Hennebery Eddy Architects
Holst Architecture
BORA Architects
PAE Engineers
NBI
Sustainable Northwest Wood
PGE
Associated Builders and Contractors
Greenhammer
Project Pivot
Eteriors (formerly GRIT)
Brightworks