mercredi 22 mars 2017

LEED Platinum housing development helps fight gentrification in Philadelphia

Can architects design attractive homes for developing areas that won’t feed into gentrification? That’s what Interface Studio Architects (ISA) set off to achieve in Folsom Powerhouse, a LEED Platinum-certified development in Philadelphia. Located in the city’s rapidly developing Francisville neighborhood, the Powerhouse scheme combines environmentally friendly features with community-minded design that encourages diversity, density, and social spaces. Made up of 31 units, Folsom...

from Inhabitat - Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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