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Reference

Envelope

Walls

  • Requirements
    • 4 walls
    • 2 exterior...thermal
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas
      • Reuse: Brick, small wood
    • Design
      • West Wall
        • Used wood (from flooring) horizontal plank up to window sill/bench
        • Bench: Sill of the window - used wood
        • Drywall to ceiling using "100 year no waste" install methods
        • ventilation ducts
      • North Wall (thermal)
        • Used wood (from flooring) horizontal plank up to 4 ft
        • Chart rail from reused wood at 4ft (1"x4") at top of wood plank
        •  ???? Clay drawing and/or small wood material
          • what do we want to communicate
        • use screws
      • East Wall (movable)
        • gate into office area
        • book cases (8ft high x Xft long)
          • floor waste planks horizontal on back
          • used wood for shelves
      • South Wall (movable)
        • book cases (8ft high x Xft long)
          • floor waste planks horizontal on back
          • used wood for shelves
      • Stairs Wall
        • Used brick columns
        • Used small wood scraps for the center wall on studs
        • see google sketch-up
  • Rationale
    • maximize
      • reuse
      • durability / flexibility

Floors

  • Requirements
    • durability for high traffic
  • Design Selection
    • Standard historic section used wood on sleepers flooring
    • Do we want this another color / type of wood?
  • Rationale
    • reuse
    • durability
    • ability to heat via radiant flooring

Ceiling

  • Requirements
    • 1 hour fire rating
    • thermal rating of > 60R
    • durability
    • sound deadening
    • fit above the top of window arch
  • Ideas
    • none
  • Design
    • Layer I cellulose (new) sealed in with polyiso (2") screwed to joists
    • Layer II - drywall (fire rated) screwed to joists and taped
    • painted (flat) (research)
    • 60R = 2" polyiso + 11"cellulose + 2" polyiso = 12R + 44R + 12R = 68R (reduce for joists by 5R)
  • Rationale
    • fire rating
    • thermal
    • durability
    • sound deadening

Doors / Windows

  • Requirements
    • control access to office area
  • Design / Selection
    • Doors
      • artist do a gate / used iron gate? / Bob D's door cut down
    • Windows
      • none planned
        • do we need a window to see 3 season room activity
  • Rationale
    • driven heavily by access control

Appointments / Furniture

Sitting Area

  • Requirements
    • Seating for 4+
    • feel welcome
    • begin to understand the Green Garage
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas:
    • Design
      • Seating
        • Chairs - used
        • Window sill built-in bench
      • Welcome table
        • circular
        • base used bricks (from front windows) and small wood slat sides
        • planter in center (plants)
        • top (donut) used wood
      • Welcome Desk
        • curved
        • base used bricks (from front windows) and small wood slat sides
        • top ?
  • Rationale
    • Welcome / comfort
    • reuse

Coat Rack

  • Requirements
    • hang 30 coats
    • shelving
    • durability
    • reuse
  • Design / Selection
    • Ideas
    • Design
      • Reuse pipe for coat rack
      • shelving from reused wood
  • Rationale
    • reuse / easy to use
    • helps to deliver our message

Electrical

Lighting

  • Requirements
    • code: 10fc
    • minimize energy
    • durability / life of bulb (low usage)
    • adequate light
  • Design / Selection
    • Controls
      • switches (dimmers)
    • Design (more research required)
      • See lighting plan E-2 above
      • use historic fixtures (school house style) with cfl bulbs (warning: bad performance upside down)
      • solatube in center
      • pendants over the library table
  • Rationale
    • energy efficiency
    • reuse

Outlets

  • Requirements
    • outlets required for PC's
  • Design / Selection
    • 4 outlets under/in library table
    • 4 outlets at Welcome Desk
  • Rationale
    • safety...no cords
    • future flexibility