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									Visiting Faculty Facility
             Chief Dull Knife College
Chief Dull Knife College
                        Visiting Faculty Facility
MorningStar Concept:

Goals:
• A community based program to create low cost, energy
  efficient, easy to construct and maintain housing.
• Promote local jobs and business.
• Develop the first solar home in a community.

Overall Design Criteria :
Affordability, Durability, Energy efficiency, Constructability,
Sustainability and Adaptability
Chief Dull Knife College
                      Visiting Faculty Facility
MorningStar Concept:

Design components:
a) technical core - mechanical aspects
b) living space - working, sleeping & eating
c) breezeway - buffer zone & passive systems (daylight &
   natural ventilation)

Construction Strategies:
a) Prefabricated technical core
b) Community built living space shell and finishes
                         HW
                                     D/W




                          REFR.


                                                     STOVE/
                                                      OVEN
      PATIO   BATHROOM                     KITCHEN
                         STACK W/D




                                                                         MAIN ENTRANCE




                                            DINING            LIVING
              BEDROOM

BEDROOM
                                                                            STUDIO




                                                                       FLOOR PLAN 4
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
            Visiting Faculty Facility
Chief Dull Knife College
Chief Dull Knife College
                                       Visiting Faculty Facility
                                    MorningStar Montana                      MorningStar Pennsylvania

  Owner                     Chief Dull Knife College                    Center for Sustainability

  Permanent site location   Lame Deer, MT                               State College, PA
                                                                        Temporary: Entry Home for Solar
                                                                        Decathlon 2007 Competition.

                            Permanent: Visiting Faculty Lecturer
  Purpose of facility
                            Facility                                    Permanent: Hybrid Renewable Energy
                                                                        Systems (HyRES) Laboratory *


                            single family facility for one lecturer     research, outreach and living facility for
  Program
                            and a small family                          one researcher
  Transformation,           Phase 1: single family facility. Phase 2:
                                                                        * integration of alternative sources of
  adaptation, and future    meeting rooms & common areas.
                                                                        energy
  expansion                 Phase 3: expanded living areas
                            a) technical core: bathroom, kitchen,       a) technical core: bathroom,
                            laundry, HW closet, b) living space: 2      mechanical room, kitchen, laundry, b)
  Design Components
                            bedrooms, living/dining, and c) full        breezeway (entrance), and c) living
                            basement (storage)                          space: 1 bedroom & living-dining.
Chief Dull Knife College
                                        Visiting Faculty Facility
                                                                       Energy efficiency (highly insulated),
                            Affordability, Durability, Energy          Innovative Builiding Integrated
                            efficiency, Constructability,              Photovoltaic (BIPV) systems,
  Overall Design Criteria
                            Sustainability, low tech solutions,        Didactic quality, maximize space,
                            cultural values                            Flexibility, Sustainability, high tech
                                                                       solutions, local considerations
                                                                       Solar D rules & regs, exclusively
                            Aligned to Solar D market approach,
                                                                       solar powered home, 800 SF,
                            tech core width (8.5 ft), climate,
                                                                       transportation regulations (HxWxL),
  Design Constraints        availability of materials & contractors,
                                                                       temp & permanent site requirements,
                            volunteer participation, 3 weeks of on
                                                                       2 performance modes (competition &
                            site construction
                                                                       permanent)
                            Northern Cheyenne cultural values:
                            Main entrance and living area - East.      Flexible living space, prognostic
                            Spacious and flexible living area          control systems, "plug & play" fashion
                            (multiple purposes), Open plan             of equipment, car interface, air tight
  Specific Design
                            kitchen - integrated with living area      envelope and high thermal resistance
  Features -
                            (separated by a counter), spacious         values of wall and roof systems,
  Customization
                            bedrooms (extended family                  systems synergies (heat recovery),
                            members), the Circle as a floor tile       minimized ductwork (reduces line
                            design and artwork, Artwork on             losses thus energy used)
                            strawbale walls, access to outdoors
Chief Dull Knife College
                                      Visiting Faculty Facility

                                                                   prefabricated technical core (unit 1)
  Construction           prefabricated technical core and
                                                                   and prefab living space + breezeway
  Strategies             community-built shell and finishes
                                                                   (unit 2)


                         1. prefab tech core in State College,     1. prefab units 1 & 2 in State College,
                         PA, 2. site preparation MT, 3.            PA, 2. transport to DC, 3. assembly
  Construction Process   transport tech core to MT, 4. place       in DC, 4. disassembly in DC, 5.
                         core over foundation, 5. MT on site       transport back to State College, PA,
                         building construction                     6. place on foundation
                         1. - Spring 07, 2. - mid March 07, 3. -   1. - Spring-Summer 07, 2. - late Sept
  Milestone Schedule     end May 07, 4. - June 07, 5. -            07, 3. - beginning Oct 07, 4. & 5. -
                         June24-July14 07                          end Oct 07, 6. - Nov 07
                         Walls: loadbearing strawbale              Walls: SIPS 6-1/2" polyurethane
                         Roof: SIPS                                Roof: SIPS & steel structure
  Major Building
  Elements - Living                                                Glazing: polycarbonate w/ nanogel
                         Glazing: polygal
  Space                                                            film & double pane low e glass
                         Foundation: Slab on grade / full          Foundation: steel floor frame over
                         basement                                  permanent foundation system

								
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