Make It Right Launches Six Single-Family Home Designs For Manheim Park Community
Make It Right, the organization formed by Brad Pitt that builds affordable and sustainable homes for those in need, released a series of new single-family home designs by local architects to expand their efforts in Kansas City, Missouri. The new homes will be part of Make it Right’s established work in Manheim Park, complementing the affordable and community housing complex opened by the organization in 2013.
See the drawings after the break.
Each of the new home designs meets LEED Platinum standards, making it the greenest option for the community. Further progress in sustainability is made through the Cradle to Cradle design approach, which addresses the specific needs of residents and creates an environment that uses solar energy, is aware of wasted water and produces more energy that it does not use. Reflecting on the community’s expansion, Make It Right Director of Innovations Tim Duggan said, “Step by step, we believe Manheim Park can become Kansas City’s most vibrant and desirable neighborhood.”
The new single-family home designs, created in collaboration with the Manheim Park Neighborhood Association and local owners, were designed by:
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