Maurer to Speak at Conservation Based Affordable Housing

David Maurer has will be a panelist at the upcoming Conservation Based Affordable Housing workshop in Asheville, North Carolina on Monday, October 26, 2009.  He will speak about architecture, construction techniques, and energy efficiency.

Green Habitat Groundbreaking

Ground Breaking with "Board Cutting" Ceremony
Wake County Habitat for Humanity in conjunction with the City of Raleigh Community Development Department broke ground today in their 350th home. The home, located in the Cooke Street development in downtown Raleigh, will be the affiliate's first green certified home.

Conservation-Based Design

David Maurer

David Maurer has been invited to be part of discussion panel at Conservation-Based Design in Affordable Housing and Commercial Corridor Development Workshop. The workshop will be held in Wilmington, NC on Wednesday, July 15th and Greensboro, NC on Thursday, July 16th. Internationally recognized landscape planner, Randall Arendt and Urban Wildlife Biologist, Jacquelyn Wallace will be the event speakers.

Hannah McKenzie, LEED AP

Hannah McKenzie

Hannah McKenzie has earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council.  Per the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green

David Maurer, LEED AP

David Maurer

David Maurer has earned the designation of LEED Accredited Professional from the U.S. Green Building Council. Per the U.S. Green Building Council, “LEED Professional Accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED APs) have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices

NC Housing Coalition spotlights TightLines

Monique

The North Carolina Housing Coalition has featured TightLines Designs as their Member Spotlight in the July 25, 2007 Housing Update.  Tightlines has been a proud member of the Housing Coalition since 2005.  Read the article and  learn about our commitment to quality affordable housing.

Cooke Street Phase I Complete

Cooke Street

Another downtown Raleigh neighborhood development project recently completed is the Cooke Street Community. This neighborhood features predominantly TightLines Designs homes. Similar to Martin Street, the City of Raleigh Community Development Department wanted to create a neighborhood that combined affordable housing with historic character, and also reflected the personal style of individual homeowners.  The

Saving Spaces Design Excellence Award Winners

Bentley

The Ansley, The Bentley, and The Winslow recently won Design Excellence Awards for the Saving Spaces Competition in Wilmingon, NC for urban infill lots. Tightlines Designs Staff traveled to Wilmington for a reception honoring the winners on October 5, 2006.

The Foxgate featured as Home of Month

Foxgate

The Foxgate was featured in the News and Observer’s Home and Garden Section Saturday, September 30th. The NC State College of Design's Home Environments Design Initiative has partnered with the News & Observer on this monthly feature to highlight the work of North Carolina architects and to bring attention to the value of good design in housing.

Downtown Raleigh Neighborhood, Martin Street, Complete!

The Foxgate

Martin Street is one of Downtown Raleigh’s newest affordable housing neighborhoods and features several home plans from TightLines Designs.. As part of the revitalization plans for the Martin and Bloodworth Street area, the City of Raleigh Community Development department contracted with Raleigh-Durham Construction to build these affordable single family homes that combined quality, style and character. When asked