wheaton college passive house
contains 45,000 square feet and 178 beds for undergraduate student housing, with a mix of singles and doubles.
Sustainability is a key theme in concept, materials, and construction. The target of the project is Passive House (PHIUS) certification and the energy performance goals are sufficiently aggressive to meet Net Zero or even Net Positive standards.
The building completes the quadrangle of lower campus residential buildingS, and features a common room. SGA’s design also incorporates the campus green spaces from adjacent buildings, providing views and connections to the main campus.