The Women's Home - Adele and Ber Pieper Family Place
Location: Houston, Texas
The Women's Home affordable housing project for women and their children includes an 84-unit apartment complex and a community building. The apartment complex consists of a four-story building with exterior walkways, exterior stairways, an elevator, laundry and storage rooms. The apartment units surround a large open courtyard, which provides an enclosed children's playground area, spaces for picnic tables and connecting walkways. The courtyard also features a single-story common multipurpose building. There are 80 two-bedroom units and four three-bedroom units. A leasing and administration office is located on the first level off of the public parking lot. It also provides several offices for supporting staff as well as maintenance personnel.
The scope of work includes providing related sitework, parking areas and an approved, automatic, fire sprinkler system throughout the apartment complex (per NFPA 13R) and the common building (per NFPA 13). The complex has fire truck access from streets on the east and south sides of the site.
2017 Finalist in the Landmark Awards, Houston Business Journal Winner
2017 LEED Gold