Village Pointe East is one of Randy Brown Architects’ many responses to the strip mall. Brown sees strip malls as inevitable consequences of the suburban landscape. Instead of taking a utopian stance against them, Brown wants to do the best with the reality we live in. Project description and images after the break. Location 302/304 N. 168th Circle, Omaha, Nebraska USA Brown’s aspirations aside, strip mall developers are just about as keen on incorporating Brown’s design ideas as architects are about designing strip malls. Thus to realize his vision, Brown with his father, brother, and brother-in-law formed their own development and management company, Quantum Quality Real Estate. This union between developer and architect has not only led to architectural accolades, but it has also brought about financial success, after the first 5 years their malls were 100 percent full and they had not lost one tenant.
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