Category: Affordable housing

JEMCOR Development Partners Begins Construction on 171 New Mixed-Income, Transit-Oriented Apartments in Livermore

Designed by award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning, the development will consist of four, three-story residential buildings and a single-story clubhouse. The project will incorporate a number of “green” features such as solar photovoltaic systems covering the energy usage in common areas and drought-tolerant landscaping to help ensure long-term energy efficiency and sustainability.

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Integrity Housing Closes on Ventura, CA Property and Commences Construction on Affordable Riverside Apartments

Integrity Housing, along with its developer partner, MW Development, Inc., is pleased to announce that it has closed on the property slated for the future Riverside Apartments, located at 691 Riverside Street in Ventura, CA.  Formerly used for lumberyard storage, the one-acre property will become home to a 23-unit affordable, multifamily complex designed to serve low-income families with children. 

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EAH Housing, transit-oriented affordable housing community, breaks ground

KTGY Architecture + Planning announces that nonprofit developer, manager and advocate of affordable housing EAH Housing and the City of Emeryville celebrated the ground-breaking of a new 86-unit transit-oriented mixed-use residential development on Wednesday, October 11, 2017, at 3706 San Pablo Avenue in the downtown area of Emeryville, Calif.

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Housing Vermont

Without the basic understanding of your client, even the most well thought out design can fall short of your goals. For Christine Burdick, owner and principal designer with Christine Burdick Design in Burlington, VT, this was never truer than when she was working with Housing Vermont, a nonprofit that creates permanently affordable rental housing and through investments in community development.

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Eden Housing to Break Ground on KTGY-designed Affordable Senior Housing Community in Fremont

According to Jessica Musick, associate principal in KTGY’s Oakland office, the design articulates a modern architectural style which serves to update the predominantly older office park neighborhood. “The contemporary design continues a California legacy of simple, clean lines combined with energy efficiencies to create affordable housing that is sustainable and comparable to market-rate housing,” said Musick. 

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INTRODUCTION: THE ECONOMICS OF BIOPHILIA by Terrapin Bright Green. This series argues in favor of biophilic design by examining scientific studies of nature’s effect on productivity and human health in a variety of built environments, and assigning economic values to these outcomes to promote the broad adoption of biophilic design. Photo: Highline Park, New York. Credit: Kārlis Dambrāns /Flickr

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