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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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30 September 2021

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Creating Cutting Edge Educational Design

21 September 2021

Creating cutting edge educational design for students and educators creates opportunities for uplifting and positive environments. The possibilities to engage students in pedagogically relevant and

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Newsletter, Fall 2021

24 August 2021

Discover what's new in our Studio; Adaptive reuse project in historic Southern Building, Benning Campus construction nearing completion, DC Housing Authority Judiciary House improvements, etc.

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DC's Eckington's Alethia Tanner Park Unveils at NoMA Park

10 August 2021

Formerly a fenced-off field, this two-acre plot of land, next to the Metropolitan Branch Trail just north of the New York Avenue Bridge, is an unexpectedly quiet reprieve from the hustle and bustle

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Creating Shared Experiences: DC Housing Authority's Judiciary House Senior Public Apartments Modifications

2 August 2021

Judiciary House Apartments, owned by DC Housing Authority, is a 1966, 10-story high-rise residential building located in the heart of Chinatown, NW Washington DC. Servicing senior and

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