Civic & Housing

Project: Great Cove Housing ProjectOwner: Town of MashpeeLocation: Mashpee, MA

  • Five duplex type buildings with ten new affordable
    residential units yielding twenty-two (22) additional
    bedrooms
  • Orientation of the new buildings with the three
    existing buildings already on the site to create a
    sense of community
  • Minimized the size of paved surfaces to reduce
    site and utility construction costs, and the
    corresponding “heat” island effect of larger
    parking lots
  • Provide both private rear yard deck space and
    shared community space
  • Connection to the nearby high school waste water
    treatment plant to eliminate the need for on-site
    septic system
  • Use of traditional Architecture Forms and Materials
    Sustainable and Green Building Features:
  • High performance exterior envelope
  • High efficiency boiler & heating system
  • Meets State “Stretch Energy” Code