Tuesday, April 07 2015

Company’s Commitment to Affordable Housing Recognized – Park LaBrea News

KFA partners Barbara Flammang and Wade Killefer. (photo by Chad Yussman/KFA)

Killefer Flammang Architects (KFA) received the John Chase Creative Community Award at the recent West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation (WHCHC) Gala.

KFA was recognized for dedicating “so much of their time and energy to creating affordable homes for hundreds of people who struggle not only with inadequate income, but with multiple health issue and disabilities,” said WHCHC Chair Ramon Mendez, Jr. and WHCHC executive director Robin Conerly.

KFA designed five of WHCHC’s 14 affordable housing communities, starting with Palm View in 1998, Havenhurst in 2004, Detroit Senior and Detroit Family in 2001 and Hayworth House in 2013. KFA has designed over 3,000 units of affordable housing in Los Angeles County.

The John Chase Creative Community Award is dedicated to the late urban designer for the city of West Hollywood.

John Chase oversaw the design of hundreds of projects, big and small, playing a significant role in West Hollywood’s redevelopment. WHCHC held its 4th Annual Gala Celebration “A Night To Remember” at the London Hotel West Hollywood.Killefer Flammang Architects is a full-service, award-winning architecture firm based in Santa Monica.

KFA’s design expertise includes multi-family/mixed-use housing, affordable housing, adaptive reuse, senior and special-needs housing.

For information, visit http://www.kfalosangeles.com.