Posts tagged Energy Star
Ithaka Terraces

A new multi-family pocket neighborhood comprised of four buildings, two fronting West Spencer Street and two fronting West Cayuga Street. They are connected by a landscaped series of stairs and terraces going up the hill, effectively creating a new pedestrian connection between the two streets. Each of the four buildings is three stories tall and contain three dwelling units, for a total of 12 units. Pocket neighborhood developments are dense, small-scale residential projects that fit within the existing neighborhood context while offering an alternative and sustainable lifestyle choice for residents.

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TREE at EcoVillage Ithaca

STREAM Collaborative was invited to finalize the building permit applications for all 40 homes designed by Coterre who is based in California. The design of the community focuses on small homes complemented by the social dimensions and shared common facilities of Co-housing. This is the third and final neighborhood of the world renowned EcoVillage at Ithaca. STREAM Collaborative managed the design modifications along with Taitem Engineering during the construction administration phase of the project and served as the Architect of Record. The projects feature Passive House construction techniques with 90% reduction of energy use compared to average homes. Several of the homes have achieved LEED Platinum certification. Renderings courtesy of Coterre.

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