Forest, Northridge,
Fir Terrace Apartments

Palmer and Kodiak, Alaska

как зарабатывать на iq option видео This 124-unit project was divided between two sites in Alaska: one in Palmer and one in Kodiak. BDS was assigned to update the exterior of each building as well as design a full interior renovation. Our team not only addressed aesthetic concerns throughout the two complexes, but we also solved prior design issues associated with snowdrifts and dangerous falling snow.

follow site Our efforts on the Kodiak renovation, in cooperation with new property management, led to the transformation of this housing complex into a safe, healthy community asset. The improvement to the residents and the community at large earned the project an award from the City of Kodiak.


Togiak Manor Apartments, 2004

come investire in borsa This design/build affordable housing project consisted of 4 Buildings with 2 stories each. A “townhouse” style arrangement took a different approach to the typical multifamily housing. Instead of families being located on top of each other the units were side by side providing a front yard and back yard with access to both. Universal design principles were used throughout and mobility impaired and sight/hearing impaired units were included. This project achieved BEES certification.

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New Stuyahok Senior Housing, 2003 This design build senior housing project consisted of 5 senior apartments and 1 manager’s apartment. This project used Universal design Principles as follows. Units were designed with ample area that includes an open floor plan kitchen/dining area and living room with a separate bedroom, bathroom and storage room. Common areas were designed to foster social interaction among the residents, and provide for maximum visitability. A common laundry room with a work was located next to the community room to facilitate social interaction while residents are participating in routine chores. The manager’s unit overlooked the main entry and is adjacent to the common room adds a measure of security and safety for the residents. Resident comfort was enhanced with a well insulated building. This project achieved BEES certification.


Muklung Apartments, Dillingham, 2003

BDS performed planning, design, and construction administration services under this contract which consisted of 16 units of multi-family housing. The units were designed in 1, 2, 3, and 4 bedroom townhouse configurations allowing each family to have their own front door and entry vestibule, which was designed big enough to house a large chest freezer. All of the ground floor units are accessible and provide “visitability.” The building was designed to be protected with an R13 sprinkler system, and utilized materials to reduce energy consumption and buildig maintenance costs. This project is BEES Certified.


Naknek Senior Housing (Southwest Elders Home), 1999

This 11,400 SF facility was designed to provide 10 units of senior housing in an "independent living" lifestyle (rather than "assisted living"). All ten units are fully accessible, with two "equipped" units. There is a 3,500 SF great room that includes a kitchen, dining room, living room, office, storage space, and a 1,300 SF three-bedroom manager's unit. The large community gathering space is complete with a warming kitchen that is designed to be upgraded to a full commercial kitchen with only the addition of a commercial range hood. A commercial dishwasher, three-hole sink, preparation and hand wash sink have been provided. The large great room will be utilized for meetings, and social gatherings. There is also a second sitting area located at the front door on the east side of the building. All entries, walkways and parking lots are fully accessible as well. Several spaces within the facility were designed for group use including the entry lobby, the sun room [lobby], and the large multipurpose room and kitchen which opens onto a deck complete with benches and barbecue. The design was accomplished on a strict budget, but with quality results, including: a self-contained R-13 sprinkler system and heat recovery ventilation system, quality materials, finishes and detailing. This facility is also BEES certified.

The facility is located on a beautiful lot overlooking Monson Lake. The building is oriented so that each unit will receive direct sunlight during the day all year long. The public areas are oriented towards the lake with southwest exposure. The building was sited to maximize solar exposure, views, and provide room for future expansion. The building is planned as the first phase of a development to include additional senior housing as well as a senior center. The units are modeled after BDS’s successful "Colony Estates" and "Willow Pointe" senior housing projects in Palmer, with specific modifications to reflect the community closeness of the residents in the Naknek area.


Taiga View Apartments, South Naknek & King Salmon, 1999

This was a design-build project to construct 8-plex apartment buildings for low-income families in the remote sites of South Naknek and King Salmon. It was especially important to provide a high-quality, yet cost-effective facility. There are two and three bedroom units in each 8-plex, and the designs were site-adapted as a prototypical unit for various remote sites. Two "equipped" accessible units and six adaptable accessible units have been designed on the first level for both sites. Eight of the units have been designed to provide for the blind and hearing impaired. Other units have been designed as adaptable handicapped units. There are fully accessible walkways, parking, kitchens, and baths. There is also a playground and picnic area provided for children and families.

Notably, the project is BEES Certified and actually exceeds both the BEES and 1995 CABO Model Energy Code requirements. The facility boasts R25 walls, an R38 roof, a heat recovery ventilation system, additional exterior insulation at the rim joists, high "R value" windows and glazing, window wrap at perimeter of all windows, and premium vinyl siding with 160mph wind rating.


Tovarish Manor Senior Housing Complex, Phases 1 & 2, 2008

BDS completed the Phase 1 design and construction administration of this 6-plex senior townhouse unit, including site work, well, and septic development. The building includes four (4) two-bedroom units and two (2) one-bedroom units. One (1) unit is ADA equipped for the mobility impaired and one (1) is equipped for tenants with vision and hearing impediments. Phase 2 is in progress now.

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Eagle Ridge (Low-Income Housing), Palmer, 2006

This 32-unit townhouse style community was developed in three phases to meet a need for low income families in Palmer. There is a mix of 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom units with a manager’s apartment and office. Two (2) units are ADA equipped for the mobility impaired and one (1) is equipped for tenants with vision and hearing impediments. An accessible equipped community room with kitchen and toilets was provided for resident gatherings. AHFC requirements for Building Energy Efficiency Standards (BEES) certification was achieved for this project. Covered parking was provided with additional storage for all residents. Universal design was used as a standard practice for visit ability from the Accessible units to every part of the complex. bitwiss com Reference: Jan Fena, Soldotna Area Senior Citizens, Inc., (907) 262-2322.


Sterling Independent Senior Housing, 2005 – 2007

BDS worked with the Sterling Seniors to develop a campus master plan to maximize utilization of their property and identify acquisitions to fully utilize the existing facilities. The campus provides assisted living, adult day activities, senior recreation, independent senior living, as well as senior center dining and office functions. Phase I of the master plan including 10 units of independent housing have been accomplished. Phase 2 will include 10 fully equipped units and a commercial kitchen. Reference: Rick and Connie Vann, Sundance Construction, (907) 260-3690.


Nikiski Independent Senior Center, 2004

BDS master planned the site to accommodate a new Center suitable for groups up to 200, with administrative offices, commercial kitchen, ceramics studio, greenhouse and gardening. BDS conducted planning for site circulation to maximize views from each unit to the lake; create a buffer between the center, which would be designed to be rented out for community functions to gain revenue for the seniors; provide realistic parking; and provide fire vehicle access were major site considerations. Future plans will allow for Assisted Living and Adult Day services to be directly linked to the Senior Center. The Center is also an emergency services and activity center as well.

go to site Reference: Rick and Connie Vann, Sundance Construction, (907) 260-3690.