Gallery: Tassafaronga Village Repurposes A Defunct Pasta Factory Into G...

Tassafaronga used to be a desperate brownfield site full of toxins, but a lot of TLC, the site is now home to Tassafaronga Village, an eco-affordable housing development in Oakland. Completed in May 2010, the Gold Certified LEED ND neighborhood includes 157 residences all designed to LEED Home Standards. Master planned and designed by David Baker + Partners, the impressive development includes the repurposing of an old pasta factory into part of the housing. Now colorful apartments provide housing for low to moderate income levels and solar panels dot the property like trees.

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