Raleigh, NC, June 19, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Jeff Davis, president of JDavis Architects, PLLC (www.jdavisarchitects.com), a full-service architecture, landscape architecture and interior design firm, has announced that the Chavis Heights Redevelopment received the 2008 Urban Stewardship Award at the City of Raleigh Environmental Awards. The Stewardship award recognizes a volunteer individual or organization engaged in a community building or conservation. The award, one of 10 given for sound environmental stewardship in Raleigh, was presented during a ceremony held in the Marbles Kids Museum on April 22.
Designed by JDavis, the Chavis Heights Redevelopment is a residential neighborhood of multiple housing types featuring a 60,000 square foot senior center, 40 villa apartments, 27 triplex apartments, 46 townhome apartments, a community center and a park.
The redevelopment was funded as part of a grant from The Department of Housing and Urban Development and included the demolition of a public housing project built in 1947.
To view JDavis’ portfolio of current and completed projects, visit www.jdavisarchitects.com.
“We are pleased that the Chavis Heights Redevelopment has been honored by the City of Raleigh,” said Davis. “We take pride in creating energy efficient and sustainable designs for the benefit of our community.”
About JDavis Architects, PLLC:
JDavis Architects is an organization of architects, landscape architects and interior designers committed to partnering with their clients to create vibrant, liveable communities with architecture of lasting value. The firm is led by Jeffrey T. Davis, AIA, and Larry Zucchino, ASLA, recognized leaders in the architecture and planning professions in North Carolina. JDavis' work, particularly in community design, mixed use, urban infill, resort planning and residential architecture has won numerous national and regional awards for design excellence. Their projects have been featured in such publications as Southern Living, Coastal Living, Fine Homebuilding, Better Homes and Gardens and Architecture Magazine. For more information, please visit www.jdavisarchitects.com.
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