The Center for Active Design expands Fitwel, offering the only certification system that qualifies access to Fannie Mae’s Healthy Housing Rewards initiative, and welcomes AvalonBay, the first residential-only developer to become a Fitwel Champion.
The Austin is designed by Edmonds + Lee Architects, a full-service design, development, and architecture firm based in San Francisco’s Mission District. The building embodies principals Robert Edmond’s and Vivian Lee’s commitment to producing work that explores relationships of light, space, plane, material, and the endless possibilities of form.
Nestled in a quiet, residential setting one block from the Sunset Strip, 1345 Havenhurst features a boutique collection of 16 contemporary Green townhomes, each unique in layout and perspective, set amidst a stunning backdrop of the Hollywood Hills. Certified as a Green Building by the city of West Hollywood and featuring resource-efficient design that complements the surrounding Hollywood Hills setting with a vibrant, living green wall, this property boasts truly thoughtful living in the heart of LA’s hustle and bustle.
The Rooster serves as a positive exemplar for mid-density urban housing. Sited mid-block, the Rooster is organized into two parallel 5-story buildings, enclosing a linear courtyard on a shared below-grade parking structure.
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.
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.