Floura Teeter was the landscape architect for the renovation of Monarch Mills, a 269-unit residential community that includes nine affordable housing buildings and one building dedicated to senior housing. This is a CDA project and includes Section 8 housing.
The entire project was designed to meet Green Communities criteria, the first national framework for healthy, efficient, and environmentally-smart affordable housing. Part of the renovation included a community clubhouse designed to achieve LEED Gold certification.
Floura Teeter was responsible for landscape planting, site planning, lighting, site furnishings, and meeting all requirements of the Howard County landscape manual. Sustainable elements incorporated into the landscape design include:
Project Category: Housing
Location: Columbia, MD
Client: The Shelter Group
Contractor: Harkins Builders
Architect: Grimm & Parker
Project Costs: $43,000,000