Habitat For Humanity :: Sustainable Dwelling

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“Seeking to change the negative connotations of low-income housing, this project incorporated sustainability and beauty with economics. Featuring natural ventilation and innovative sun shading strategies, the dwelling also brings a warmth and sense of dignity to the less fortunate.”


Project info

location :: carpentersville, illinois

duration :: 3 weeks

dwelling size :: 1,324 sf

focus :: natural lighting + ventilation

programs used :: autocad, sketchup, illustrator





west elevation

south elevation

east elevation

north elevatino

sun shading study :: south elevation

June 21 – Noon                                                                        December 21 – Noon

interior perspective

interior perspective

building section :: sustainable features

first + second floor

preliminary sketches

preliminary sustainability features

site plan analysis

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