Casa Feliz Studios SRO is a 60 unit, single room occupancy residential building located in San Jose serving low income tenants.  The structure is a four story, wood framed building over a post tensioned elevated podium with below grade parking.  The project achieved a LEED NC–2.2 “Gold” rating.  One of the features incorporated into the project was a living roof which provides a habitat for a local endangered butterfly.  The project is designed to provide as much natural ventilation and toxic-free building materials as possible.  Each unit has its own ventilation system with low VOC emitting linoleum flooring, carpeting and adhesives, and non-urea formaldehyde built-in cabinets.


Owner: First Community Housing

Architect: Rob Wellington Quigley

Square Footage: 36,615

Unit Count: T.B.D.

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