Explosive growth. Unprecedented housing inequity. Climate change. How can King County address all three?
Project technical specs, eligibility criteria, selection processes, an MOU, and how to submit a building for consideration. In other words, the nuts & bolts of becoming an Exemplary Buildings demonstration project.
A market-transforming response at the intersection of three urgent regional challenges. Deep cross-sector collaboration. Open source knowledge-sharing for systemic change. Let’s partner.
The Exemplary Buildings Program is a bold idea. And bold ideas evoke both lots of excitement and lots and lots of questions. We love the questions just as much as the excitement. See if we’ve answered yours.
Hot Off the Presses! “Guidelines for Wall Assemblies 1.0.” This just-published document is the first in a series of guidelines to be published by HDC’s Exemplary Buildings Program. We hope the guidelines facilitate standardization and replication of robust practices in the production of cost-efficient ultra-efficient affordable housing at scale....Read more
HDC’s Exemplary Buildings Program is showing how to design for housing equity, tenant health, and building decarbonization—a "just transition" in our approach to the lived environment.
Seattle City Light is excited to partner with the Housing Development Consortium to demonstrate exemplary design and construction practices that improve long term affordability, comfort, and health, while providing equitable access to new, clean energy technologies.