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La Casa Pokes Its Head Above Ground

Process—————10 July 2013

The crane is in place, the primary foundation work complete, and the only direction is up for La Casa Permanent Supportive Housing! This joint venture between Studio Twenty Seven Architecture and Leo A Daly is a new housing prototype for the District. La Casa will house 40 recently homeless men in single-person efficiency apartments that will provide stability and predictability as they reintegrate into jobs and self-sufficiency. “La Casa” makes significant programmatic and aesthetic urban design gestures to the Columbia Heights neighborhood. The building functions as mediator between the commercial development along 14th Street and residential development along Irving Street, with a two story glass lobby designed to create a visually porous interior that blends with the streetscape of Irving Street. At the same time, a community room on the second floor opens to a private courtyard, allowing the residents both public and private venues for group activities. “La Casa” is designed to a USGBC LEED Gold Standard.

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Howard University School of Architecture Visit to Studio 27

22 November 2023

Written By: Keisha Wilson, USGBC LEED AP BD+C Howard University School of Architecture program is a fully accredited architecture program for both a Bachelor of Science in Architecture and

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Construction is Underway on Reservoir Park at Beaverdam Reservoir

21 July 2023

Studio Twenty Seven Architecture is working with nationally recognized landscape architect Nelson Byrd Woltz to create a new park in Loudoun County, Virginia. The park is funded and constructed

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GeerHouse Construction Progress Phase 1

8 March 2023

This month marks the "topping out" of concrete work at Geerhouse. "Topping out" is a milestone in the construction process marking the completion of work at the highest level above grade. The

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Howard University Miner Building Groundbreaking Ceremony

6 February 2023

Howard University kicked off the historic Myrtilla Miner Building renovation with a groundbreaking ceremony in the building’s original lobby. When completed in 2024, the building will house the

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Renders vs. Reality - KIPP DC Legacy College Preparatory

9 December 2022

Renders to Reality This week, the Studio received the latest photos of our @kippdclegacycollegeprepPreparatory High School project in Washington Highlands. Thanks to our long-term

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