Local firm wins affordable housing bid


The Island Affordable Housing Trust has selected MacNelly Cohen Architects of West Tisbury and LDa Architecture & Interiors of Cambridge to complete design plans for six multi-family affordable houses in Tisbury.

“MacNelly & LDa’s winning proposal was selected based on their experience designing higher performance, cost effective, multi-family housing,” said Philippe Jordi, executive director of the trust, in a news release describing the result of a bidding process to choose a designer. The trust received five qualifed bids for the project.

The project will be located on Lake Street, on land formerly owned by the town of Tisbury.