Drachman Design Build Coalition Residence 1

The Drachman Design-Build Coalition Residence 1: Innovation with building materials and design-build pedagogy


DDBC Residence 1

Residence at night


  • UArizona Bachelor of Architecture and Master of Architecture students
  • Mary Hardin, University Distinguished Professor of Architecture

Project Details and Article

Budget: $74,000, funded by Chicanos Por La Causa

Where: Tucson, Arizona

When: January 2005 - May 2006 

Article: Architizer

Project Overview

An affordable residence (rammed earth construction) was built at 1073 S. San Antonio Drive. Funded by Chicanos Por La Causa; designed and constructed by the CAA students and faculty. Complete in March 2006 at a total cost of $74,000. Purchased by the Jose and Cecelia Perez family through a HUD home ownership program for low income families. This is a built residence for low income family with 6 peer-reviewed conference papers, 3 journal articles, 1 book chapter, 1 book case study, and featured 3 design awards

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