The first iteration of a design/build/research project at the University of Virginia, led by UVA professor John Quale. The project is grounded in several core principals: affordability, modularity, modern design, environmental responsibility, and prefabrication. A team of students designed the house over the course of a year, and then spent about 5 months building it...

Church Lots Affordable Housing

This unbuilt project proposed placing 24 units of affordable housing along the new MBTA Indigo Line, in Dorchester, MA for the Codman Square Neighborhood Development Corporation. Developed in collaboration with Placetailor, the proposal maximized green space by clever orientation of the units, provided a covered, street level entry for each unit, provided off-street parking in unobtrusive locations,..

26 West Broadway

What if we fit 31 units on a lot with only 50′ of street frontage? The transit-oriented 26 West Broadway is a 46,000 square foot mixed-use development in a radically transforming South Boston neighborhood. The six-story building is highly visible from the West Broadway Bridge and the Southeast Expressway. The project contains 4,000 square feet..

First + First Townhomes

What if we could fit 22 homes on a crazy-shaped city lot? First+First is a development of 22 new single-family row houses build on a site on the boundary between traditional South Boston and the industrial waterfront. Each house has a garage for two cars, accessed from the rear and a front stoop, entryway, and mud room..