(Illustration and photo courtesy of the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation)
Our very own Kyle Huck (M.Arch., M.R.E.D. ’19.) and his UMD peers recently won HUD's national design and planning competition, which focused on providing innovative mixed-use development in San Antonio. More information on their winning project "Brooklyn Bend" can be found here:
Location: Ward 8, SE Washington, DC Type: Multifamily, Artist Housing, Permanent Supportive Housing Project Info: 43,000 sq ft, 5 Stories, 41 Units
This project will be an all-inclusive community that includes family-sized units, artist housing and permanent supportive housing made possible through the Housing Production Trust Fund, via the most recent round of DHCD funding.
Mississippi Ave Apartments houses a 1000 sq. ft. artist studio on the lower floor, and a community room/gallery near the main entry. The facade utilizes corten steel, brick and corrugated metal for an tactile, industrial construction methodology. Our team is pursuing a higher level of sustainability with the Nearing Net Zero program, providing a rooftop solar array, green roof and many other more stringent sustainable measures.
DHCD website: Mississippi Ave. SE Apartments (Ward 8): Will produce 41 units of affordable housing including nine PSH units $8,022,141 in HPTF.
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