577 W 161st Street, NY, NY
This is a 6-story, mixed-use rental building in Washington Heights. The building was designed to meet Passive House standards in order to provide a better living experience with an emphasis on insulation at the building’s exterior walls, while also minimizing heat loss and heat gain to reduce the need for a large heating system. The materials were carefully selected, floors and ceilings are polished concrete. The building intends to achieve significant operational savings over a standard building.
The first floor has a medical office, with additional space in the cellar. Residential units are on the 2-6th floor and there is an outdoor recreation area at the back.
Client/Owner: Rohan Developments LLC
Description: 6-story, mixed use building in Washington Heights
Year completed: 2018
Size/number of units: 20 DU + 1 Medical Office