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  7. PRD 845 / Studio Ma

PRD 845 / Studio Ma

  • 01:00 - 12 September, 2011
PRD 845 / Studio Ma
PRD 845 / Studio Ma, © Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

© Michael Weschler Photography © Michael Weschler Photography © Michael Weschler Photography © Michael Weschler Photography +19

  • Architects

  • Location

    Phoenix, Arizona
  • Design Team

    Christiana Moss, Dan Hoffman, Christopher Alt, Robert Des Rosiers, Jonah Busick, Brad Pfahler
  • Civil Engineer

    Evans, Kuhn & Associates
  • Structural Engineer

    Rudow + Berry
  • Soil Consultant

    Foree & Vann
  • Mechanical Engineer

    Associated Mechanical Engineers
  • Electrical Engineer

    Woodward Engineering
  • Landscape Architect

    Levinson Studio
  • Project Cost

    $3.5M
  • Contractor

    UrbanEdge Builders
  • Client

    Greenroof Development Company LLC
  • Area

    24000.0 ft2
  • Project Year

    2008
  • Photographs

   

© Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

Developed by Greenroof LLC and designed by Studio Ma, PRD 845 is an urban infill project in Downtown Phoenix , adjacent to the Roosevelt Historic and Arts Districts. A sensitive cluster of twelve condominium homes, this enclave is organized around two, private "mews" that mix cars and people in an intimate and compelling urban-type environment.

© Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

Unit sizes range from 900 to 2,200 square feet and are designed to accommodate an active, live-work life style with ground floor garage / studio spaces and large outdoor roof decks with views of downtown Phoenix and the surrounding mountains. The folded roof plane creates volumetric slots through the complex giving PRD its unique, "skyline" profile.

© Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

Carefully chosen building materials compliment the south-west desert environment and include an innovative rain-screen design wall design made of a low mass, corrugated, fiber-reinforced concrete panels on furring channels that allows accumulated heat to escape through a slot at the top of the wall.

© Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

PRD845 is the recipient of a 2008 AIA Merit Award, and 2009 Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award.

© Michael Weschler Photography
© Michael Weschler Photography

Studio Ma is an award-winning architecture and environmental design firm delivering innovative, sustainable and unique designs to forward thinking institutions and individuals. Founded in Phoenix, Arizona in 2003, Studio Ma's three partners, Christina Moss, Christopher Alt and Dan Hoffman foster a creative and growing practice centered in the essence of the desert southwest. The philosophy of the Studio is embodied by the concept of Ma, a Japanese term that acknowledges the dynamic relationship between objects and their surrounding environment. This concern extends their practice to multiple scales from the making of a residence to complex urban and natural systems.

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Edward A. Lopez · November 25, 2011

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o0 · September 17, 2011

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Norton 123456 · September 16, 2011

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Michael Weschler · September 15, 2011

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Michelle Smith · September 14, 2011

Neat concept - the folded element is super clear!

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RICARDO GONÇALVES · September 12, 2011

nice!

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msichen · September 12, 2011

i like it,the folded roof.

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