Built on the site of a former halfway house across the street from the popular Columbia Heights Target, is a new prototype for homeless facilities by Studio Twenty Seven Architecture and Leo A Daly JV. The ground level is open and inviting with studio units on the upper floors.

LA CASA is a new prototype for homeless care in the Nation’s Capital. Rather than function as a shelter, where clients are housed at night and asked to leave during the day, La Casa provides round-the-clock permanent housing for forty men. Each living unit is designed as a single person efficiency. This permanent housing will provide stability and predictability for the men as they re-immerse themselves into day-to-day living. Permanent Supportive Housing is a significant step in the transition from full time care to independent living.

Read more in ArchDaily.

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