February 2009
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);2/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 7, pP14
The article focuses on a senior housing complex called Villa that will be built in Henderson, Nevada. The complex, which is an 8-building, 243-unit rental community, is being developed by limited liability corporation CAM III. Designed by Assemblage Studio, the facility uses cutting-edge green technologies and will feature propeller-free wind spires that generate low-cost renewable energy. It will also use photovoltaic panels on roof and carports.


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