David Baker Architects

Union Village


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Duplex-style cottage that contains two tiny homes. Image: Alabama Newscenter

 

The 12 cottages at Union Village in Talladega, AL, will be a safe, accessible refuge for deaf and blind residents.

“It gives me a sense of independence,” said a resident of Union Village, a new community for low-income blind, deaf and deaf-blind individuals. A three-phase project, Union Village will consist of 24 all-electric, affordable, accessible homes. The first two duplex-style 475-square-feet tiny homes have been constructed and more are on the way.

We partnered with Presbyterian Home for Children (PHFC) and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind (AIDB) to create the master plan and designs for these residents.

The 12 new cottages are surrounded by existing homes. Image: David Baker Architects

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project details

Category

All Projects, All-electric net-zero ready, Micro-Units

​Location

Talladega, Alabama

Client

Presbyterian Home for Children

Architect

David Baker Architects

Landscape Architect

Macknally Land Design

Civil Engineer

Engineering Design Group

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project data
Union Village 21715
Talladega, Alabama
Under Construction
number of units
1 bedroom 24
total 24
density ratios
project sf 5100
acres 3.3
total bedrooms 24
bedrooms/acre 7.27
units/acre 7.27
construction type
1 story Type V-B