Tuesday, April 9 2019
Wiencek + Associates worked with non-profit N Street Village to transform their existing flagship location into a fresh, vibrant, and energy efficient community. This project was a direct extension of N Street Village’s mission to empower homeless and low-income women in Washington, DC to claim their highest quality of life by offering a broad spectrum of services, housing, and advocacy in an atmosphere of dignity and respect.
Attendees will learn how the renovation reconfigured N Street’s offices and program spaces, updated 51 affordable apartments for low- and moderate-income residents, updated 15 supportive housing suites, and implemented green infrastructure and garage improvements. The design was carefully considered to address N Street Village’s culture of open doors and empowerment
Meeting Location: Meet at the courtyard gate on N Street Village Way
Presented by: Troy Rog-Urman, AIA of Wiencek + Associates and Tim Fretz of N Street Village
After attending this course, participants will be able to:
- Explain the design aspects of creating residential spaces for privacy and dignity while encouraging an atmosphere of community and empowerment;
- Summarize the methods used to reconfigure office and program spaces;
- Describe how implementing green infrastructure boosts the overall quality of living; and
- Identify the similarities and differences between affordable apartments and supportive housing suites.