Category Archives: Senior Housing

Thanksgiving at Washington Street Apartments

Last Thursday we enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal with the residents of Washington Street Apartments in La Quinta, California. We were there to present our latest designs for their site which includes complete redesigns of the existing 74 units and … Continue reading

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Multi Housing News National Award Winner!

We’re happy to say that Magnolia Court, our Senior Housing project in Manteca, California is the Winner of the 2011 Multi Housing News National Award for Best Senior Housing. Click on the link to read the full list of award … Continue reading

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Gold Nugget Awards 2011 – Magnolia Court

We’re happy to announce that Magnolia Court, a LEED Platinum affordable housing development for seniors in Manteca, CA, has received the Gold Nugget Grand Award under the category: Green/Sustainable Community — recognizing energy conserving designs, particularly those which avoid or … Continue reading

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Affordable Housing Certified LEED Platinum – Magnolia Court

Magnolia Court, our 54-unit affordable housing for seniors in Manteca, CA, was just certified LEED Platinum by the USGBC. Developed by Affirmed Housing Group and built by BOGC Inc., the design acknowledges the climate of California’s Central Valley and provides … Continue reading

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Places Of Possibility

“We strive to create buildings and public spaces that transcend program to provide comfortable places to live one’s life. Ideally, our buildings anticipate and accommodate change, reuse, and adaptation. We offer them as “frameworks” to inhabit, as places of possibility.” … Continue reading

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Manteca Senior Housing Nears Completion

Exteriors are nearly complete on this 52-unit Tax-Credit Financed Affordable Senior Housing Project near Merced, California. The developer, Affirmed Housing Group of San Diego, is promising to deliver a LEED Platinum rating. If certified—this will be Studio E’s second Platinum Affordable … Continue reading

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