Fox Point Featured on PBS
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On August 28th, OCV’s award winning building at Fox Point was featured on PBS’s MetroFocus, as part of a special report on supportive housing in New York City: ‘Supportive Housing: Solutions Beyond Shelter for the Chronically Homeless.’ The piece highlights residents of Fox Point and includes an interview with Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development Alicia Glen on Mayor Bill de Blasio’s landmark affordable housing plan. This fall Fox Point celebrates it’s 5th year of servicing the community. The building readily achieved LEED Gold in 2012, one of the first supportive housing projects in NYC to do so.
Build a Better New York with OCV Green
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As part of our continuing efforts to build a better New York, OCV Green blends our expertise in sustainable design integration, energy modeling, construction compliance, and green documentation and certification, all under one roof. With OCV Green sustainably minded projects can take advantage of a streamlined planning process, offering clients the synergies of a truly full service design experience while keeping costs and coordination under control.
Arverne View, A Case Study for Housing New York
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OCV’s recently completed project at Arverne View (formerly Ocean Village) in Queens, was featured as a case study for housing in NYC as outlined in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Housing New York, A Five-Borough, Ten-Year Plan. Utilizing water conservation methods and energy efficient systems, this project rectifies the problems of the past while making strides toward a safer future for New York’s valuable beach front housing stock. OCV worked together with Robin Key and L & M Development in remediating the damages of Hurricane Sandy at Arverne View. The beachfront housing complex in the Rockaways was severely damaged in the 2012 storm.
Ocean Village OCV Architects, working together with Robin Key and L & M Development, is taking action to remediate the damages of Hurricane Sandy at Ocean Village. The beachfront housing complex in the Rockaways was severely damaged in the 2012 storm. Utilizing water conservation methods, and energy efficient systems, this project rectifies the problems of the past while also making strides toward a safer future for New York’s valuable of beach front housing stock. | Read more |