HOME TOUR & CASE STUDY
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
5714 Meadow Crest Dr., Dallas, TX 75230
6 PM - 7:30 PM
About the Event
Reserve your spot for a limited opportunity to tour GreenLab, a LEED Platinum home in Preston Hollow (Dallas) holistically built with integrated green-conscious systems and Universal Design elements. Interior designer Adrienne Akin Faulkner and architect Gary Gene Olp have created an intentionally designed home that conveys comfort and livability while incorporating green initiatives that minimize its environmental impact. Hear from them both about how GreenLab was built for sustainability and the burgeoning concept of Universal Design and aging in place. A preview video is available.
From the fundamental design inspired by the home’s natural surroundings to the mechanical systems that make this home green, all aspects will be covered by the designers themselves. Features shown on the tour will include reuse of existing materials, the Ophora™ Whole Home water filtration system, the Irrigray™ graywater irrigation system, Gaggenau side-opening accessible appliances, smart storage, advanced drainage systems, energy conservation, and new material selections from Porcelanosa, Metropolitan Hardwood Floors, Taylors, Thorntree, DalTile, Arizona Tile, Ceramic Techniques, Master WoodCraft Cabinetry, Taymor, and more.
Adrienne Akin Faulkner is the CEO and Chief Creative Officer of Faulkner Design Group (FDG), a top national interior architecture and design firm specializing in multifamily housing, high-end condominiums, and senior living environments.Gary Gene Olp directs GGO Architects, a successful environmentally focused private architectural practice in Dallas, Texas. His efforts reflect an enterprising approach to energy efficiency, passive solar techniques, natural day lighting, enhanced fresh air systems with an emphasis on reducing construction waste and the use of natural, non-toxic building materials.
For over 27 years, Faulkner has devoted her career to blazing a path of leadership by understanding global social trends and advocating for the highest quality of living for all stakeholders. FDG is the most recognized interior architecture and design firm in the country, whose work has garnered hundreds of awards and recognition. Faulkner is NCIDQ certified, a Registered Interior Designer licensed in 22 states, a professional member of the American Society of Interior Designers, IDEC and LEED Green Associates certified.
His firm has secured the USGBC LEED certification for many commercial buildings and seven USBC LEED Platinum certifications of his residential buildings. Heather's Home was awarded the HBA's EVHA Gold Award, Custom Category for Hot Humid Climate, in addition to being the first USGBC LEED Platinum certified home in Texas, third in the nation, and was also granted the American Lung Association Health House award; Mr. Olp's own home was awarded HBA's EVHA Silver Award, Custom Category for Hot Humid Climate in 2005; and now LEED Platinum for GreenLab Home.