Saint Polycarp Village Phase 2, Somerville, MA

Saint Polycarp Village Phase 2, Somerville, MA

Scope
New construction
29 units

Sustainable Design
Photovoltaic panel array

Phase 2 of the Saint Polycarp Village development features 29 family apartments and a community meeting space. The community room’s double doors connect seamlessly to the terrace and natural playground at the heart of the whole Village.

The courtyard at the center of the development is surrounded by stained wood trellises that provides sheltered outdoor balcony space for each apartment, as well as bright open-air stairways and corridors from which to view the landscaped rain garden below.

Sustainable development highlights include continuous exterior insulation, solar water heaters, and LED lighting throughout. Additionally, the apartments all have through-unit natural ventilation.