Building the First Multifamily Passive House in Massachusetts
PH Mass June 13, 2017
6:30 to 8 PM @ BSA Boston
Michelle Apigian and Richard O’Dwyer, ICON Architecture
Conceived as a demonstration project intended to set a replicable standard for high-quality. low-carbon development, The Distilleryis the largest Passive House project in Massachusetts. Located near Boston’s Seaport district, the development adds two new building to an existing former 19th century rum distillery, which now houses 150 artists, as well as a wide variety of other businesses.
The first phase, just completed, includes 29 units with parking, ground level commercial space, a cafe, and a roof deck with 360° views of the city. The next phase will add 37 additional units, a 3-story greenhouse, food store, rooftop growing and greenhouse space, and four commercial shops at street level.