27 Oct '14, 6pm

Pico Housing is a Community-Oriented Affordable Housing Development in Santa Monica

Pico Housing is a Community-Oriented Affordable Housing Development in Santa Monica

that offers 100 percent affordable housing in Santa Monica, California. The colorful and sustainable development is community oriented with mixed-use offerings not only contributing to the lives of the residents, but also neighbors and the surrounding city. Sustainable strategies like natural ventilation and daylighting along with rainwater harvesting improve upon the lives of the residents and minimize utility costs to boot.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/pico-housing-is-a-community-oriented...

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