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DENALINATI ONALPARK

TRAI LHOSTEL POLYCHROMEPASS THARI NTHOMAS -GENEBAUER

" YOURTEAM HASBEENCOMMI SSI ONEDTO DESI GNARECREATI ONALCENTER RESTSTOPTO BEUSEDBYTHENATI ONALPARKSERVI CEFORALOCATI ONYOU SELECT. THEHOSTELWI LLBEUSEDFORHI GHLI GHTI NG OUTDOORRECREATI ONALACTI VI TI ESWI THI NTHEPARK, ASI TI SLOCATEDI NARI CHANDBEAUTI FUL LANDSCAPE;THEPARKSYSTEM I SALSO VERYCONCERNEDONTHEI MPACTOF THEBUI LTENVI RONMENT. "


LOCATI ON

HAND RENDERED AREA MAP

THEHOSTELI S LOCATED I NDENALINATI ONALPARK,ALASKA;MORESPECI FI CALLY LOCATED AT POLYCHROMEPASS,ANAREA W I THI NTHEPARK.THEHOSTELADDRESSES THENEED TO BEA SUSTAI NABLE STRUCTUREAS W ELLAS EMBODI ES THESPI RI T AND AW EI NDUCI NG POW ER OFDENALINATI ONAL PARKI NALASKA.DENALINATI ONALPARKI S THETHI RD LARGEST PARKI NTHEU. S.COMI NG I NAT J UST OVER 1 0, 000SQUAREMI LES AND I S LARGER THANTHESTATEOFMASSACHUSETTS.DUETO THEPARKS TREMENDOUS SI ZE,I T HOSTS ALLKI NDS OFECOSYSTEMS,DI FFERENT SPECI ES OFANI MALS,AND DI FFERENT GEOLOGI CALFORMS.


CLI MATEAND SUN

DENALI TI MEOFDAYSUNRI SESANDSETS DENALI SUNPATHDI AGRAM TEMP DURI NG THEHOSTEL' SOPERATI ON BASI CI NFORMATI ONCONCERNI NG DENALI ' SCLI MATEI NCLUDETHEF ACTTHATTHE PARKI SONLYOPERATI ONALDURI NG MAY-SEPTEMBER. BECAUSEOFTHATTHE HOSTELI SONLYOPERATI ONALDURI NG THATTI ME. THESUNREMAI NSUPFOR21HOURS DURI NG THESUMMERSOLSTI CEANDTHETEMPERATURECANREACHASHI GHUPAS87 DEGREESDURI NG THESUMMERMONTHS.


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FI NI SHED PARTI

THECONCEPTBEHI NDTHEDENALI TRAI LHOSTELI SDERI VEDFROM THEPARKI TSELFANDMT. MCKI NLEY. AFOREMENTI ONEDTHEPARKHOSTSALLKI NDSOFECOSYSTEMS, DI FFERENTSPECI ESOFANI MALS, ANDDI FFERENTGEOLOGI CAL FORMSANDTHEMAI NFORCETHATTI ESTHESEDI FFERENTI TEMSTOGETHERI SMT. MCKI NLEY. ONECANSEETHEMOUNTAI NFROM J USTABOUTANYWHEREONTHEPARKANDI TACTSASACENTRALATTRACTI VEFORCETO THEVI SI TORSOFTHEPARK.THI SI S THECONCEPTFORTHEDENALI TRAI LHOSTEL;TO CREATEAFORM THATRADI ATESOUTWARD, REFLECTI NG I TSOWNGEOMETRI ES THROUGHOUTTHESI TE, THENTO HAVEACENTRALFORM THATBREAKSAWAYFROM THESEGEOMETRI ESANDDRAWSVI SI TORS TOWARDSI TOUTOFAWEANDCURI OSI TY.


I NI TI ALDESI GNPROCESS

BUBBLEDI AGRAM

FOLLOWI NG THEMAI NCONCEPTOFHAVI NG AMAI NMASSWI THREFLECTI NG GEOMETRI ESRADI ATI NG OUTWARD I TWASI MPORTANTI NTHEDESI GNPROCESSTO NOTETHATTHERESHOULDBEAMAI NMASSWI THI NTHE STRUCTURE. ALLOTHERFORMSONTHEHOSTELARERADI ATI NG FROM THEATRI UM -ANDFROM THEATRI UM;I N ORDERTO FURTHERMARRYTHI SSTRUCTURETO THEPARKTHEDECI SI ONTO CREATEANOTHERSTRUCTURE WI THI NTHEMAI NMASSMI MI CKI NG MT. MI CKI NLEYWASTHOUGHTOF.ANDTHATMASSI SI NSI DE;ANDERUPTS FROM THEROOFOFTHEATRI UM


FI NALDESI GNOUTCOME NORTHELEVATI ON I NTERI OR HAND RENDER

EASTELEVATI ON

SOUTHELEVATI ON

WESTELEVATI ON WHENONEARRI VESATTHEDENALI TRAI LHOSTEL, AROW OFCONI FERSBLOCKVI EWSOFTHEBUI LDI NG UNTI LONEGETSONTHE MAI NPATHWAYTO APPROACH.THEVI EW THATVI SI TORSWI LLHAVEI SOFTWO ANGULARMASSESTHATGROW TOWARDSA POI NT, ANDEMERGI NG FROM BEHI NDTHETWO MASSESI STHECENTRALFOCALPOI NTOFTHESI TE.THECOMPLETELYTRANSPARENTFORM RI SESABOVETHERESTOFTHEBUI LDI NG ANDFORAMOMENTSEEMSTO FLOATBEHI NDTHEVI SI BLEBUI LDI NG.ONE CANNOTSEEHOW THEFORM RESOLVESI TSELFFROM THEPARKI NG AREAANDASVI SI TORSGETCLOSER, THEYBEGI NTO LOSE SI GHTOFTHEFORM ALTOGETHER, ONLYTO HAVEREVEALEDAGAI NSLOWLYASTHEYWALKAROUNDTHEBUI LDI NG.ONCEI NSI DE, THEVI SI TORSWI LLSEETHECENTRALFORM RESOLVEI TSELFI NSI DETHEATRI UM, OUTLI NI NG ADI SPLAYOFLOCALF AUNATHAT VI SI TORSCANWALKTHROUGHANDHAVEATRULYREMARKABLEEXPERI ENCE.


PATH OFDI SCOVERY

AFOREMENTI ONEDYOURJ OURNEYATTHEHOSTELSTARTSUPONARRI VAL. YOURVI EW I SOBSTRUCEDBYA ROW OFCONI FERSONLYALLOWI NG YOUTO SEEATRANSPARENTSTRUCTUREABOVETHEHOSTEL. ASYOU J OURNEYCLOSERTO THEHOSTELTHEVI EW OFTHATSTRUCTUREDI MI NI SHESANDYOUCANNO LONGERSEEI T. ASYOUCI RCUMNAVI GATETHEHOSTELTHEVI EW OFTHATSTRUCTUREBEGI NSTO APPEARAGAI NANDASYOU GETTO THEENTERANCEOFTHEHOSTELTHEVI EW THATYOUHADPREVI OUSLYWONDEREDABOUTPRESENTS I TSELFTO YOUASYOUARETHENGREETEDBYALARGECURTAI NWALLWI THADI RECTVI EW OFTHATTRANSPARENTSTRUCTURE.


LEED

I FTHI SHOSTELI STO GAI I NTHEMAXI MUM AMOUNTOFPOI NTS PERTHECATEGORI ESLI STEDI NTHELEEDCHECKLI STWI THTHE DESI GNANDSUSTAI NABLETECHNOLOGYCHOI CESTHATWERE MADETHENTHI SHOSTELCANACQUREALEEDGOLDRATI NG.


SUSTAI NABLETECHNOLOGI ES

THEDENALI TRAI LHOSTELI SULTI MATELYABLETO STAYOFFTHEGRI DENTI RELYANDACHI EVESALEEDGOLDCERTI FI CATI ON THROUGHTHEUSEOFMANYDI FFERENTSUSTAI NABLETECHNOLOGI ES.THEREI SWATERCOLLECTI ONANDPURI FI CATI ONONSI TE, PERVI OUSPARKI NG ANDWALKWAYS, ANDASOLARARRAYABOVETHEPARKI NG.THESOUTHF ACI NG CURTAI NWALLANDTHECENTRALFORM ABOVETHEROOFARECONSTRUCTEDFROM TRANSLUCENTPHOTOVOLTAI CPANELSTHATWI LLGENERATEENERGYAS WELLASCUTDOWNONHEATGAI N, ALLTHEWOODI SLOCALLYSOURCEDANDRECYCLED, ASWELLASTHEMETALSI DI NG FOR THEBUI LDI NG.THEDENALI TRAI LHOSTELALSO MAKESUSEOFSOLARSHADES, LARGETHERMALMASSWALLS, ANDATRUE GREENROOFTAI LORMADETO THEALASKANCLI MATETO KEEPTHEI NTERI ORCOOLI NSTEADOFFOCUSI NG ONGAI NI NG HEAT.


GREENROOF TOPSOI L GEOTEXTI LEFABRI C SYNTHETI C DRAI NI NG SYSTEM ROOT BARRI ER I NSULATI ON

WATERPROOFMEMBRANE

ROOFSTRUCTURE

GREENROOFDETAI L

VEGETATI ONTHATCANBEUTI LI ZEDONANALASKANGREENROOF

GREENROOFUTI LI ZEDONHOSTEL

GREENROOFUTI LI ZEDI NJ UNEAUALASKA

BEI NG THAT DENALII S SUCH A LARGENATI ONALPARKAND I S HOMETO MANY FORMS OFW I LDLI FE,A GREENROOFWAS ONESUSTAI NABLESYSTEM THAT WANTED TO BEHI GHLI GHTED ONTHI S BUI LDI NG. I NORDER TO FURTHER CONNECT THI S STRUCTURETO THEPARKTHEUSEOFVEGETATI ONSEEN THROUGHOUT THEPARKWAS ONEI DEA THAT WANTED TO BEUSED.DESTPI TETHEW EATHER THAT DENALIW I TNESSES DURI NG THEW I NTER THEUSEOFVEGEATATI ONNATI VETO ALASKA I S KEY TO PLANTI NG THI S HOSTELI NTHEPARK.


TRANSLUCENT SOLAR PANELS

TRANSLUCENTSOLARP ANELSONHOSTEL TR TR U O OT T AN AN UV/ RA V/N PT PI S I N ON O PA I SP NI R RE NAL RE AR R A SPO AL CT RT FL NT EN AR AR I T V EL EC SU C E CO EL LA EC TOR OA BS AT E T Y TI CT TR R I NG NG RO ERS OD AT E DE E

BECAUSEOFTHESUN' S POSI TI ONDURI NG THETI METHEHOSTELI S OPENTHEUTI LI ZATI ONOFSOLAR ENERGY SEEMED LI KEA VERY RATI ONALTHI NG TO REALI ZE.UNDERSTANDI NG THAT THEHOSTEL WANTS TO USEAS MUCH OFTHESUN' S ENERGY AS I T CANTHEI MPLEMENTATI ONOFTRANSLUCENT SOLAR PANELS CAMEI NTO PLAY.THEUSEOFTHI S TECHNOLOGY CANBESEENI NTHEHOSTEL' S CURTAI NWALLAS SEENI NTHEATRI UM AS W ELLAS BEI NG USED I NTHEATRI UM' S' MT.MCKI NLEY"STRUCTURE.


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