Trellis House

Washington, DC

Completion Date: 2018

Developer: Rise, A Real Estate Company

Architect: Niles Bolton Associates

Located near the campus of Howard University, Trellis House is an award-winning, mixed-use student housing and commercial retail development. The five-story, wood-frame project offers 319 units with 11,517 SF of ground-level retail, and a 44,769 SF parking garage. As DC’s first LEED Platinum multi-family building, it was designed to promote wellness and sustainability by incorporating elements that include a green roof, hydroponic garden, bioretention planters, and LED lighting. The state-of-the-art amenities features a fitness center with a yoga studio, an interactive test kitchen, an outdoor pool, and grill area.

Jordan & Skala Engineers provided MEP design and fire protection design services for the off-campus student housing development. To accommodate the building, JSE utilized a direct expansion HVAC system. The project won several awards including:

  • ABC Metro Washington and Virginia Excellence in Construction Award, 2019 Best Mixed-Use Project
  • Delta Associates Multifamily Market Awards for Excellence, 2019 Best Green Apartment Community
  • ASID Georgia, 2019 Design Excellence Award, Multifamily – Gold Award
  • NAHB 2019 Best in American Living Silver Award, Development 4-7 Stories, For Rent

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