Recenter, formerly known as The Men's Center, is a nonprofit organization that aids homeless men and women in rebuilding and reclaiming their lives from alcoholism and drug addiction.

This ground-up construction project consists of a five-story, 50,500-sq.-ft. multipurpose building with 62 individual residential units with full bathrooms and kitchenettes. The facility includes administrative offices, meeting rooms, workstations, and common areas such as a lounge and three living/day rooms. Dining amenities include a commercial kitchen and dining hall to feed up to three shifts of 150 people during each meal. Outdoor amenities include a terrace, porches, and a vegetated roof where the residents can garden.

A hybrid construction project, DPR utilized structural steel for levels one and two, while levels three through five were prefabricated out of CFMF by Digital Building Components. DPR also self-performed the concrete and drywall scopes of the building. This project is a vital component to the development of Houston’s newly expanded Midtown and Main Street corridor.

Awards

  • AIA Houston Design Award (2020)
    AIA Houston
  • ENR Texas & Louisiana Best Projects (2020)
    Engineering News-Record

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