81: Affordable Sustainability | Woolsey Gardens

39m 22s |
In this episode, Cherise is joined by Sarah Kennedy, AIA, Associate, and Michael Kehl, AIA, LEED - Associate Principal at SCB based in Chicago with offices also in San Francisco, Boston, and Seattle. They discuss the design of the visionary multifamily housing project “Woolsey Gardens” in South Berkeley, CA.

The Woolsey Gardens’ goal is to act as a replicable, sustainable, and financeable alternative for future affordable housing developments located on small, infill parcels.

To achieve this, the project will feature 100% permanently affordable units, 100% ownership units, Zero Net Energy sustainability, community-centered spaces as well as mass timber construction and LEED Platinum certification.


Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT  image
Cherise Lakeside, FCSI, CDT
Senior Spec Writer | RDH Building Science
Sarah (Fleming) Kennedy, AIA, OAA image
Sarah (Fleming) Kennedy, AIA, OAA
Associate | SCB
Michael Kehl, AIA, LEED image
Michael Kehl, AIA, LEED
Associate Principal | SCB