TFA Housing

A master plan for a 47,000 sf Teach for America campus in Washington D.C.  Aspiring to produce an alternative to conventional mixed use urban developments, the building encircles the site’s edge to establish a street perimeter while remaining open at its core.  Large entryways on all sides connect to the surrounding neighborhood directly leading to a public inner court.  The building's thin floor plan maximizes natural light and ventilation throughout, while defining a courtyard that would anchor an active urban hub for the community, that with multiple entry points along its edge, creates porous gateway to the neighborhood.

Location Washigton DC  date 2012  Program Mix-Use  Client westmill capital  Area 47,000

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