Drachman Design Build Coalition Residence 6

The Drachman Design-Build Coalition Residence 6: Innovation with building materials and design-build pedagogy


DDBC Residence 6


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

Project Details

Budget: $121,000, funded by Pima County Industrial Development Authority

Where: Tucson, Arizona

When:  August 2011 - May 2012

Project Overview

1140 E. 15th St. (rammed earth construction) Funded by Pima County IDA Loan, Civano Demonstration Grant, and Pima County GO Bonds; designed and constructed by the CAPLA students and faculty. Completed in 2012. The total cost for the residence (including general conditions, warranties, loan interest, and escrow was $121,000. City of Tucson down payment assistance reduced the mortgage cost to $115,000. Purchased by the Amber Coyle family. This is a built residence for low income family, 2 peer-reviewed conference papers and received 1 design award. 

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