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Tyler Engle Architects PS

Tyler Engle Architects PS

Seattle, WA

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Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
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Kay Tita

Following the model of Impact Hub in Seattle, the Kay Tita community center in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is intended to be an inviting, accessible place for education, training and collaboration. Goals of net zero energy consumption, passive and active measures will be pursued including a solar array partially covering a trellis structure, a green roof that will be used for growing produce, natural cross-ventilation, exterior sun shading and expansive fenestration to maximize daylighting. Contextually, the building design addresses the street with an entry colonnade providing a cool filter enabling passage into the interior courtyard which is a figurative cloistered town square. Working with a local architect and Engineers without Borders, this will be a study in regionalism using Haitian building materials and methods.

www.kaytita.org/

 
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Status: Unbuilt
Location: Port-au-Prince, Haiti
Firm Role: Architect / Interior Design
Additional Credits: Client: Kay Tita (non-profit org.), David Pierre-Louis (founder)

 
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)
Kay Tita (Rendering: Tyler Engle Architects)