Brian J. Billings Architects- Architecture & Interior design- 225 E. Jacoby Street Norristown, Pennsylvania 19401


NON-PROFIT ARCHITECTURE PORTFOLIO

Solar Energy and Energy Conservation Project for ACLAMO Family Center, Norristown, Pennsylvania
This comprehensive energy conservation project will utilize part of the roof area of the building to install a 10 kilowatt solar photovoltaic array. The project will also replace the old windows and doors and add blown-in fiberglass insulation in the roof. This project is expected to offset more than 30% of total building energy usage. Currently in schematic design, pending funding. 2009
Walnut Street Housing Development, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Four units of subsidized housing were developed for first time home buyers, by two non-profit agencies. These energy-efficient, traditionally styled twin houses occupy a corner site in an urban area that is gradually, but consistently, being renewed. Incorporates passive solar strategies and code-plus energy efficiency. 2006 to 2008
Central Montgomery MH/MR Center, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Exterior restoration and re-painting of a 100 year old mansion, now used as offices for a social services agency. The massive cornice needed extensive repairs and reconstruction. Brian Billings Architects researched original colors to develop a historical color scheme for repainting this 10,000 square foot, Flemish Rennaisance chateau. Roof restoration was done with salvaged slates to match the original. 2005 to 2007
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Montgomery County, Norristown, Pennsylvania
Office renovations, alterations and structural repairs to a late nineteenth century urban row building, as offices for this agency and accommodating a staff of about a dozen people. The project involved the demolition and reconstruction of the rear wall of the building, complete mechanical rehabilitation and   interior design. 2000 to 2003
Accion Communal Latino Americana de Montgomery County, Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Adaptive reuse of a carpenter-gothic church, built in 1895. It was transformed into the Pottstown branch offices of a private, non-profit social services agency. The project included complete restoration of the exterior and the stained glass throughout the building, reconfiguration of the interior for offices, classrooms, a meeting room and kitchen, along with structural, mechanical and electrical rehabilitation. 1998 to 2001
Brian J. Billings, Archictects     225 E. Jacoby Street Norristown, PA 19401     610.277.6717