Orchards at Orenco gets National Coverage

Some great national coverage for Orchards at Orenco. Special shout out to our friends Ankrom Moisan Architects, Inc. and Walsh Construction Co.

When REACH Community Development completes its newest workforce housing community in a few months, it will have also built the largest multifamily Passive House in North America.

Orchards at Orenco will be a landmark development for the nonprofit organization and the Passive House movement.

In 2013, REACH purchased a 6-acre site next to the MAX light-right station at Orenco Station in Hillsboro, Ore., near Portland. “Our vision was to build three multifamily buildings on the land,” says Laura Recko, director of fundraising and public relations. “We always had the vision that at least one of the buildings would be a Passive House project.”

Read more at http://www.housingfinance.com/affordable-housing/developers-get-aggressive-with-passive-house-design_o.aspx?dfpzone=home

by / 2015-03-12 00:25:06 / Published in News