OPEN HOUSE: FINELY CRAFTED OF NATURAL MATERIALS, A GLASS-LINED, MODERN HOME IN MCLEAN EXTENDS A WARM EMBRACE
Home & Design Magazine: Dreams for a custom home can take many shapes, as one local couple discovered when talks began in earnest. While the husband voiced his preference for traditional design, his French wife advocated a more modern approach.
DC COMPLETES WARD 1 FAMILY HOMELESS SHELTER, CAPPING YEARS-LONG EFFORT
NPR News: The District has completed construction of a new shelter in Ward 1 for families experiencing homelessness, marking the end of a years-long process to build several small family shelters across the city. The shelter is named the Terrell after Mary Church Terrell, the prominent civil rights and suffrage activist who taught at D.C.'s M Street School, the country's first African American public high school.
DC COMPLETES FINAL SHORT-TERM FAMILY HOUSING SITE
WTOP News: The last of the short-term family housing sites that were part of a plan to end homelessness and to close a massive shelter in D.C. has been completed.
MAYOR BOWSER CELEBRATES COMPLETION OF THE TERRELL
Mayor Muriel Bowser, the Department of Human Services (DHS), and the Department of General Services (DGS) celebrated the completion of The Terrell, the Short-Term Family Housing (STFH) site in Ward 1. This achievement marks another milestone toward Mayor Bowser’s strategic plan to end homelessness and close DC General in favor of short-term family housing programs.
AHC'S LATEST HOUSING PROJECT TO HELP EASE ALEXANDRIA'S AFFORDABLE HOUSING CRUNCH
Arlington-based nonprofit developer AHC Inc. is planning a $46 million affordable project in Alexandria that city officials say will help address a chronic issue as rents have nearly doubled over the past decade.
HOW THE DUMBARTON OAKS FELLOWSHIP HOUSE RECEIVED AN AWARD-WINNING, MODERN TWIST
Designed and entered by Cunningham | Quill Architects PLLC, the Dumbarton Oaks Fellowship House project earned a best-in-class award in the renovation/restoration category in the Brick Industry Association’s (BIA) 2017 Brick in Architecture Awards.
THE WHARF, D.C.’S MASSIVE WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT, IS NOW OPEN
The Wharf–a $2 billion new development on a former industrial stretch of the D.C. waterfront–has finally opened. The developers are Madison Marquette and PN Hoffman, and the master architect and planner is Perkins Eastman.
ATTAINING THE AIA 2030 COMMITMENT BENCHMARKS
Out of the 20,000 or so architecture firms in the United States, 400 have joined the AIA 2030 Commitment to carbon neutrality, and just 6 have reported meeting the goal of reducing their portfolio’s predicted energy use intensity by 70 percent or more.
DESIGN PANEL GETS FIRST LOOK AT MONTICELLO DAIRY REDEVELOPMENT
The Charlottesville Board of Architectural Review had the chance Tuesday to take a first look at plans for the redevelopment of the former Monticello Dairy building on Preston Avenue.
TAKOMA THEATRE BREAKS GROUND ON RESTORATION
Since 2005, the historic Takoma Theatre has been vacant. Recently, developer Rock Creek Property Group broke ground on the restoration of the development, located at 6833 4th Street NW.