Washington Post - "Elm Gardens: Convenience at the Edge of Northwest D.C."
By Susan Straight (2005)



Growing Urban Habitats: Seeking a New Housing Development Model.
See Chapter 3, "Compact-Dimensional Diversity"
By William Morrish, Susanne Schindler, Katie Swenson (2009)

Expanding Architecture: Design as Activism.
Edited by Bryan Bell and Katie Wakeford. "Finding Balance: How to be an Architect, an Environmentalist, and a Developer"
By Russell Katz (2008)

Lunch, volume2: dialect. A journal of the University of Virginia School of Architecture, Charlottesville. Edited by Shanti Levy, David Malda, and Ryan Moody.
"Developing Architecture"
By Russell Katz (2007)

Real Estate Development: Principles and Process, 4th Edition.
Elevation 314's development history is used throughout this textbook to illuminate the process of real estate development. See chapters 1, 3, 10, 12, 19, 20, 21, and 23.
By Mike E. Miles, Gayle Berens, Mark Eppli, Marc Weiss (2007)


America.gov, US Homebuyers Opt for Energy Efficiency: Energy-Efficient Houses Cost More, But Provide Long-Term Savings.
By Kathryn McConnell (2009)

Urban Land: Multifamily Trends, "The Sustainability/Mobility Link"
By Richard C. Lewis (2006)

Washington Spaces, "Celebration of Elevation 314: Eco-Living in an Award-Winning Apartment Building in Takoma, DC"
By Trish Donnally (2005)

ArchitectureDC, "2005 Catalyst Award Winner"
ArchitectureDC Staff (2005)

Urban Land, "Harvesting $ from Green Roofs"
By Katrin Scholz-Barth (2005)

ULI Development Case Study, "Elevation 314"
By Jason Scully (2004)

Voice of America, Transcription of Interview: "Apartment Building Sets Example for 'Green Future'"
By Rosanne Skirble (2004)

Washington Post, "Environmental Harmony Extends Beyond Design"
By Susan Straight (2004)

Washington Post, "An Apartment Complex Designed Around a Garden"
By Joel Lerner (2004)

Chesapeake Bay Foundation Newsletter, "Bay Benefits From New 'Green' Building"
By CBF Staff (2004)

Takoma Gazzette, "Developer Sees a Future for Land Near Metro"
By Jessica Leshnoff (2001)


WJLA Channel 8 News Broadcast, Channel 8 News

National Building Museum Multimedia Presentation: "Green Roof: Elevation 314"
Hosted by noted landscape architect Amy Arnold and Elevation 314 developer and architect, Russell Katz, this seven-minute video takes you on a tour of Elevation 314's green roof and stormwater management systems.
National Building Museum (2009)

Film: Reining in the Storm, This documentary was funded by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, the EPA Chesapeake Bay Program and the Northern Virginia Regional Commission. Follow the link to see the film in its entirety. Elevation 314 is mentioned 11 minutes and 25 seconds in the video.
By Virginia Village Productions/Dave Eckert (2005)


VA ASLA 2007, Special Commendation for Sustainable Design (2007)

NAHB Award 2006 National Green Building Award, Multifamily Home Design of the Year (2006)

NAIA DC 2005 Catalyst Award (2005)

Maryland/DC NAIOP Award of Excellence, Best Environmentally Friendly Building (2005)

MNCBIA 2004 Environmental Award (2004)

State of MD/Maryland Dept of Natural Resources, Certificate of Recognition for Environmental Design (2004)