Despite its 260 units/acre density, generous units, comfortable common areas and pleasant courtyards provide badly needed but gracious homes for eighty-one families. The lively main façade represents the animated character of the non-profit co-sponsor through dancing bay windows, special finishes of deep orange resin panels and porcelain tile base and the public art which is created as a moving expression of words from a poem written by the church community.
Client: Glide Economic Development Corporation c/o WDG Ventures, Inc. and Millenium Partners
Cost: $32 million
Completion: September 2008
Awards: 2009 Green Success Stories, Green Building of America – Real Estate & Construction Review, Northwest Edition | 2009 Design Excellence Citation, NOMA
Photos: Russel Abrahams