WHERE: Handley Hall, 133 Water St. Augusta, ME
WHEN: February 15th
3:30pm Developers Workshop with Tim McDonald:
The second in passivhausMAINE’s series for Maine’s Developers. We welcome and urge our developers to join Tim for a conversation about the logistics, roadblocks and steps forward for improving our subsidized housing. This is an unique opportunity for developers and and Municipal Housing Authorities to have a conversation about the development of reasonably priced, net zero, passive house, low income and multi-family buildings.
6:00pm Evening Lecture: Security in Subsidized Housing: Tim will share his experiences in working as an architect and developer in the subsidized housing market. Come be inspired by Tim’s work across the nation and commit to reducing costs and improving building stock in Maine’s subsidized housing market through passive house.
COSTS: Workshop: $50/ $40 members
Lecture: $15/ $10 members
Timothy McDonald received his Bachelor of Architecture degree from Penn State University and his Masters of Architectural History and Theory from McGill University. He has practiced in Japan, Canada and the US and is a Registered Architect in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Massachusetts, LEED AP, Certified Passive House Consultant and Tradesman (CPHC) and President of Onion Flats LLC, an award winning development/design/build collective centered in Philadelphia. He has been teaching and practicing for over 20 years with a focus on community development, multidisciplinary thinking and making, high-performance building technologies and alternative construction methodologies. Through his research and practice, Tim, along with his partners at Onion Flats, has developed, designed and built some of the first LEED Gold and Platinum projects in the country and the First Certified Passive House, Net-Zero-Energy-Capable project in Pennsylvania. In 2014 Tim initiated a research project in collaboration with Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency to develop a Net-Zero-Energy-Capable building standard for all affordable housing in the State by 2030 and is actively promoting this initiative with Housing Finance Agencies in 39 other States while simultaneously designing, developing and building his own multi-family net-zero-energy buildings in Philadelphia.