Downtown @700-2nd Apartments, Albuquerque, NM

This high profile, award-winning development is located on a reclaimed, former city-owned parking lot in downtown Albuquerque. 72 micro-efficiency units house a diverse population ranging from formerly homeless individuals to low-wage workers and market-rate residents. A ground floor commercial space houses a cafe and integrated on-site supportive services for residents. The property also celebrates a wide range of sustainable design features ranging from a roof-top array of solar panels for domestic hot-water and supplemental space heating, cisterns for roof water collection, grey-water re-use system, low-emitting materials, low water plants, and a hands-on community garden for resident use.