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2017 Award Winners



Adaptive Reuse, Multifamily




Alexandria, Virginia

Architect/Designer | Lord Aeck Sargent / Gensler

Developer | Novus Residences

Interior Designer | Carlyn and Company Interiors + Design

e-lofts represents the culmination of a two-year, $50 million effort to transform a formerly retrofitted, vacant office building into 200 market-leading, loft-style units. Each loft makes the perfect apartment for residents desiring more usable living space without extra cost, such as teleworkers, home-based businesses, or companies with 10 or fewer employees. With flexibility to be an office, apartment or live/work space, e-lofts immediately adapt to changing market conditions to meet demand wherever it is highest. The apartments can be reconfigured according to use: sliding pocket doors between the rooms can be opened to create one large loft or closed to section off the bedrooms from living and working spaces.

From the Judges
innovative use of space and project; innovative reinvention; great how they tied the two uniquely different buildings together; staircase adds unique element; refreshing; clean; never would have thought this was an office building from the interior; slick and bright; great landscape. 

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