Patrick Henry

New Construction of Affordable Housing Units in VA


MFA was retained by the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors to design a new shelter to provide emergency 30-day accommodation to homeless families. The building consists of 16 single units and 9 family residential units with ancillary support spaces.

Working with design architect KnuDesign, the building works to create a durable, functional, and efficient that houses the residents in need with dignity and with beauty.

The building is designed to meet LEED standards while additionally meeting the demands of a transient population.

Client:FairFax County Board of Supervisors

Gross Square Feet: 9,500

Dwelling Units:16

Construction period:TBD