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Monthly Archives: October 2014

Dover Air Force Base Chapel Center

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Dover Air Force Base Chapel Center

Owner: United State Department of Defense
Client: Bignell Watkins Hasser Architects
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Silver

This new 19,000 square foot Chapel Center constructed on the Dover Air Force Base is the new environment for religious, social, and humanitarian functions for the Dover Air Force Base populace.  The Center provides a visible reminder of spirituality and a  functional presence of ministry among the families it serves.  

VA Perry Point Community Living Center

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VA Perry Point Community Living Center

Owner: Veteran’s Association
Client: BKM Engineering
Certification Level: Anticipated 2 Guiding Principles

The VA Perry Point Community Living Center will be the first project of the Veteran’s Association portfolio to use and achieve the Guiding Principles Standard.  The VA is using this standard as a pilot rating system in an attempt to make it a standard for the Association.  The project will house retired veterans in a dorm-like style, functioning as an independent living facility rather than a nursing home complex.

Verde at Howard Square

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Verde at Howard Square

Owner: ATAPCO Properties and The Dolben Company
Client: ATAPCO Properties
Certification Level: LEED NCv2009 Platinum

Verde at Howard Square Apartments is the first LEED Platinum Apartment building in the State of Maryland.  Howard Square is a 47 acre mixed-use development located in Howard County.  The 299 unit apartment complex is the first component designed and built for the community with others to come. Read more in the Case Study here.

Creekside Village Apartments

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Creekside Village Apartments

Owner: ATAPCO Properties
Client: ATAPCO Properties
Certification Level: NGBS Bronze 

ATAPCO decided in the early stages of the Design Documentation phase that they would pursue National Green Building Standard certification for the Creekside Apartments because of the scope of the project as well as the applicability of the NGBS rating system.  ATAPCO went above and beyond storm water quality and quantity requirements by using 100% native landscaping, which reduces the need for irrigation.

521 St Paul

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521 St Paul Street

Owner: PMC Properties
Client: PMC Properties
Baltimore City Green Building Standards 2 Green Stars

521 St. Paul Street was a major renovation of a building originally constructed in 1890, one of the first modern building in Baltimore City.  The building was renovated to include 76 apartment units, more than 120 years after its inception.