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Community Design Studio Receives EarthCraft Virginia Award

Christiansburg, Va. - Community Design Studio (CDS), the architectural division of Community Housing Partners (CHP), proudly announces the receipt of the 2010 Architectural Award at the second annual EarthCraft Virginia awards earlier this year.

The awards reception drew leaders from across the state representing nonprofit and for-profit housing providers and developers, program sponsors, affordable housing advocates and those interested in creating green housing opportunities in Virginia. The reception recognized the premier green building professionals in the Commonwealth.

"Community Design Studio has demonstrated how the EarthCraft standards can be used to help create energy-efficient, affordable housing," said K.C. McGurren, Executive Director of EarthCraft Virginia. "Through smart design and sustainable building practices, they have helped redefine affordable housing for communities throughout Virginia."