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Housing Study Model

Process—————18 March 2013

Changing demographics in the Washington, DC metro area mean changing paradigms for multi-unit housing. This study model explores how individual two story housing units can be arranged on a site to...Keep Reading

“To be civilized is to be urban.”

Process—————8 May 2013

This installation explores the research and design proposals in Studio Twenty Seven Architecture's recent publication Southwest: (A)Mending L'Enfant's Plan. The Studio delves into Southwest's history...Keep Reading

Construction Begins on new KIPP DC Campus

Process—————3 June 2013

Formerly a District of Columbia Public School, the Ruth K. Webb School was decommissioned in 2008, stripped by vandals of all valuable materials over the intervening years, and then partially...Keep Reading

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...Keep Reading

Optimizing the House on the Hillside

Process—————26 July 2013

Progress continues on Studio Twenty Seven's latest single-family residence. The Hillside House has been an opportunity to explore contrasting desires for both prospect and refuge. Perched on the...Keep Reading

Staircase, distilled.

Process—————13 August 2013

Studio Twenty Seven's Hans Kuhn recently snapped some photos of the Brookland Residence staircase. The crisp, minimal design allows light and air to pass from floor to floor, and sets off a subtle...Keep Reading

How do you build a booleaned ellipsoid monocoque form?

Process—————22 August 2013

As our Union Station bus deck pavilions near completion, we've been documenting and reviewing our design and implementation process for this unique project. This research explains our design process...Keep Reading

Public Works – Reclaiming Infrastructure

Process—————4 September 2013

With Washington DC's recent growth spurt, the residential and commercial city is expanding into areas previously used for industry and infrastructure. Inspired by this, Studio Twenty Seven has...Keep Reading

La Casa Topping Out

Process—————24 October 2013

Exciting progress continues with La Casa Permanent Supportive Housing, a project for the District of Columbia's Department of General Services (DGS) and Department of Human Services (DHS). La Casa is...Keep Reading

Building Hope

Process—————26 November 2013

Building Hope, a national, non-profit charter school facility financing organization, celebrated its 10 year anniversary with the Charter School Night at the Ballpark on September 20, 2013. Around...Keep Reading

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