When people hear the phrase “affordable housing,” they may recall the cheap building materials that are often used for these types of projects to offset costs. However, when Holst Architecture was challenged to create affordable housing that would last 50 to 100 years, cheap wasn’t an option because the building had to last.
Topics: AIA, American Institute of Architects, Architecture, Bud Clark, Bud Clark Commons, residential architect, 2013 Residential Architect Design Awards, Community, Creating Community Connection Award, Dave Otte, Holst Architecture, Project Highlight
Division1 Architects has received a 2012 residential architect Design Award (RADA) for its vision behind The Lacey, a high-end, 26-unit condominium building it designed for Washington, D.C.’s thriving U Street corridor. The project received a RADA Merit Award in the Multifamily Housing category and was one of 36 winning designs honored from among nearly 800 entries to this annual design competition.