2009 | Philadelphia, PA

These twin homes were developed for Woodward Properties to add to their portfolio of premier rental properties in a historic district of NW Philadelphia. In addition to providing tenant amenities such as abundant daylight, contemporary design, and low utility bills (modeled to be >$160/mo total), the homes prioritized flexible floor plans that would allow tenants to age-in-place. Strong indoor-outdoor connections were also provided through a series of balconies, porches, and terraces that retain privacy on a small, urban site. Given their proximity to the bustle of Germantown Avenue, careful consideration was also given to sound attenuation which was achieved through landscaping and super-insulated enclosure.  During construction, many neighbors wondered how the homes were built so quickly; the cores of the home were constructed off-site in modules and then shipped to the site for finishing. All team members were excited to see how quickly these homes leased!