Multifamily Success Stories - New Construction
Download case studies of multifamily buildings designed and built to be energy and resource efficient.
Shinsei Gardens is an award-winning housing development with 39 apartments for low-income households. With a Bay-Friendly Rated Landscape and LEED Platinum and GreenPoint Rated buildings, the project provides residents with a healthy and attractive environment indoors and outdoors.
To help address the chronic shortage of work and performance space for artists and artisans, in 2009 Northern California Land Trust, a Berkeley-based nonprofit housing developer, renovated a rundown former noodle factory in West Oakland. The Noodle Factory condos earned the GreenPoint Rated label.
- GreenCity Lofts, on the border of Emeryville and Oakland, exemplifies how green building principles can be effectively incorporated into a larger residential development. Designed by internationally renowned Swatt Architects, this urban infill project provides a mix of 62 lofts, townhomes and single-level units.
- Arroyo Commons, a twelve-unit campus housing project in Livermore, was built in 1998 by AID Employment for people with developmental disabilities and very low incomes. Prior to construction, Green Building in Alameda County selected Arroyo Commons as a Resourceful Building Demonstration Project.