July 16, 2003
The presenters for our forum on Green Building and Affordable Housing were:
Les Bluestone, Patty Noonan, Jon Vogel
Patty Noonan, Vice President, Research & Policy, Partnership for New York City
Jon Vogel of Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC
380 Madison Ave – 22nd Floor
New York, NY 10023
Les Bluestone of Blue Sea Development
Patty Noonan and Jon Vogel co-authored “High Performance Building and Affordable Housing” in the Earth Pledge Foundation’s Sustainable Architecture White Papers.
Les Bluestone’s Melrose Commons II project received the award for first place in the residential category of the 2003 Northeast Green Building Awards
Patty Noonan introduced the topic with an overview of policy issues. Les Bluestone then gave us some highlights from the award-winning Melrose II project, and Jon Vogel took us on a whirlwind tour of developments by Jonathan Rose Associates.
We hope to have the video available soon.
10 S’s of Sustainable Development
Jonathan Rose Companies, LLC
Site selection for land and transportation efficiency
Selecting the right team for thoughtful design and development
Synchronizing team members and program to create shared values
Scheduling for effective coordination
Site planning for pedestrian use, passive solar heating and responsible landscaping
Structural design for resource efficiency and adaptability
Skin design for weather protection, insulating efficiency and daylighting
Systems design for energy and resource efficiency
Specifying materials that are environmentally responsible and durable
Starting up thoughtfully
Download the MS Word document
for a detailed description of each of the above strategies.
We would like to thank Hafele Showroom
for hosting us!