Prefab Housing by Avava Systems
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Free AIA Members / $3 Guests
Brown Bag Lunch (BYO Lunch)
1.5 CES LUs
SFF Host: Maggie Maiers, AIA
Join us for a presentation from Patricia Carpentieri, AIA of Avava Systems, a prefabricated housing company in Berkeley. She will discuss housing needs from a planning perspective and how prefab buildings can be part of the solution. Avava Systems provides high quality, sustainable homes that are assembled on site in 4-6 weeks, for a fixed price. This requires some unique departures from conventional ideas of construction.
By the end of this presentation, attendees will…
- Be able to identify at least three new innovations to traditional building materials.
- Be able to state three areas of conservation that prefabricated housing can offer.
- Be able to state a pro and con of prefabrication regarding design and construction.
- Be able to state a pro and con of prefabrication regarding energy efficiency.