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Staff Feature: Jeos Oreamuno Reflects on His Military Service During National Veterans Month

Colorado architect, Jeos Oreamuno, reflects on his military service during National Veterans Month Source: AIA Colorado Colorado architect, Jeos Oreamuno, AIA began his career by virtually constructing complete cities within a matter of two weeks. In early 2000, Oreamuno enlisted in the United States Air Force as an engineering […]

Community Feature: CBM, Homeless Shelter in Denver, Colorado

CBM, Homeless Shelter in Denver, Colorado Christ's Body Ministries or CBM is a homeless respite and day shelter in Denver. They provide clothing, food, and supplies to Denver's population in need. "They are an incredible group of people with an exceptional mission" says VMWP's Brett Jacques. […]

VMWP Presents: Designing for New Neighbors

Photo by Sergio Ruiz for SPUR VMWP's very own Karen Murray, Elaine Uang and Linda Li speak on housing for the "missing middle" in San Jose. Inspired by efforts to bolster the “missing middle” in Minneapolis, Oregon and elsewhere, San Jose is considering allowing duplexes, triplexes and fourplexes […]

Colma’s Veterans Village Offers New Life For Homeless Servicemen and Women

Marine Corps veteran James Nelson III was disabled in the Vietnam War and spent much of the last decade living in shelters, motels or the streets until he moved into Veterans Village. (Photos by Christina Gray/Catholic San Francisco) October 21, 2019 Christina Gray Navy veteran Carl Moisoff takes […]

Crossing Pointe North Grand Opening

Crossing Pointe North, the affordable senior housing project in Thornton, CO celebrated its grand opening today. The Crossing Pointe North project is unique in its mission to promote a healthy lifestyle to its residents through its design and location adjacent to the Colorado & 104th […]

VMWP Has Opened in Minneapolis!

We are excited to bring our passion for designing equitable, sustainable, and affordable housing to the Twin Cities.   In Fact, We've Been Here for Years VMWP has been serving Minnesotan neighborhoods since 2007. We have completed several infill urban design studies, responding to the need for mid-size transit-oriented […]

Colma Veterans Village Dedication

We are excited to celebrate the grand opening and dedication of Colma Veterans Village. Colma Veterans Village is a new affordable community serving low-income veterans, the first Mercy Housing community of its kind in the San Francisco Bay Area.The 66-apartment, three story building features a variety […]

VMWP Celebrates 30 Years

On Friday we were honored to celebrate 30 years of work with our VMWP family. Surrounded by former employees, colleagues, collaborators, clients, and partners we are grateful to have had the opportunity to work alongside so many amazing people throughout our thirty years of sustainable […]

Sheltered from the superheated real estate market, Valencia Gardens residents view the changing Mission from a different vantage point

By Eric Murphy In the Mission, gentrification and displacement loom over daily life. Stories abound of wealthy newcomers pushing out longtime community members, skyrocketing rents, and local businesses changing to fit the tastes of a new class of neighborhood residents. But for the people of Valencia Gardens, […]

Community Feature: Woman, 90, Creates Scale Model for Whistlestop Project in San Rafael

Woman, 90, Creates Scale Model for Whistlestop Project in San Rafael By Kate Fitzimmons Sally Lewis turned down a request to create a scale model of the proposed Whistlestop building planned for San Rafael. She is no stranger to creating scale models of buildings. She even spent a […]
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