Harrisonburg, Virginia & Asheville, North Carolina
Shenandoah Bluffs is a collection of home designs within Active Adult Communities intended for sites located in mountainous regions of Virginia and North Carolina. Home designs range from a Duplex with 1,572 sf two-bedroom models up to a spacious 3,800 sf, four-bedroom two-story plus loft model. The design program also included development of a multi-level Community Center featuring Fitness Facilities, an Indoor Lap Pool, Digital Learning Labs, Arts & Crafts Studios, a Theater, a 200-seat Restaurant, Business Center, Library and Administrative Offices. The top level features a large Event & Starlight Deck with twin open-air Pavilions to host a variety
of community events and private parties.
PREC Demonstration & Extension Training Center
University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida
Similar to the program for the BEST House, this project was intended to showcase sustainable products, assemblies and practices, as well as house facilities for the Program for Resource Efficient Communities (PREC) Extension Program. The project is composed as a white two-story 4 bedroom/3.5 bath home with a two-car garage serving as a demonstration area. The PREC Office volume is attached with a covered walkway and the two building wings shelter an Event Lawn. The site is rural in nature with a pea gravel drive, adjacent livestock fields, forested areas and an existing creek. The site is also home to a nesting Bald Eagle. Work on this project was completed while employed with The Evans Group in Orlando, Florida
University of West Florida, Pensacola, Florida
The BEST House is designed as an energy efficient demonstration home on the campus of the University of West Florida in collaboration with their School of Building Construction and with local utility companies. Visitors and students were intended to tour the 3,500 sf, three bedroom, two and one half bath house which showcases various fixtures and materials. The adjacent 1,600 sf Demonstration Building (Garage) was intended to host manufacturer's seminars and house facility monitoring equipment. The design also includes an Event Lawn to accommodate various University functions. Work on this project was completed while employed with The Evans Group in Orlando, Florida.