Haven ComplexSanford, NC
Haven Complex is a residential care facility for victims of domestic violence and their families. Located on a tight, urban site, in Sanford, NC, the facility presents a public face to the community while providing security and privacy for the residents. The 8,640 square foot structure surrounds an interior courtyard and utilizes daylighting strategies for all interior spaces. A glazed conference room faces the street and serves as a beacon that makes an appropriate gesture to the town. Construction systems include a light-gauge structural metal insulated panel system for the walls and roof that offers an extremely high insulating value. Exterior materials relate to the surrounding neighborhood and give the facility a residential scale.