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Monarch West / Randy Brown

  • 00:00 - 17 March, 2011
Monarch West / Randy Brown
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    Highway 370, MO, USA
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    Randy Brown Architects
  • Civil Engineer

    E&A Consulting Group
  • Electrical Engineer

    Alvine & Associates
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  • Contractor

    Darland Construction
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Text description provided by the architects. Monarch West is Randy Brown Architects’ latest exploration into improving strip mall development. Regarding strip malls as inevitable, Brown has developed a series of them with the intention of making this reality inspiring. Previous projects include 120 Blondo, Village Pointe East, and Monarch Place.

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The design of Monarch West relied on the same concept and goals that made Monarch Place a success. With the concept of a billboard, the building’s structural steel pieces, skin and lighting organize tenant signage and catch people’s attention as they drive by.

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The design features of the project including Z-shaped steel benches, native grasses and pea gravel create a more desirable public outdoor space than is usually associated with strip malls.

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