The Crossings

Virgninia Supportive Housing

Charlottesville, VA

Client

BRW Architects

Project Goal

The Crossings is a 60 unit Single Room Occupancy building built for Virginia Supportive Housing. It will house low and mixed income residents. The project will be Earthcraft certified.

Solution

Notable building features include a high performance building envelope, variable refrigerant volume HVAC system, a Solar Photovoltaic Array and a Solar Hot Water Heating system. 20% of the buildings required electricity will be provided from the 36 kW roof top solar array. Greater than 90% of the building’s domestic hot water will be supplied by a 900 tube solar hot water heating array.

Awards

Virginia Housing Award: Best Affordable Housing Energy Conservation Effort (2012)

Central VA AIA: Excellence in Design Award (2012)

Earthcraft: Best Multi-Family Housing Project (2013)

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