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In Progress: Ocean Front Mixed-Use / Kanner Architects

In Progress: Ocean Front Mixed-Use / Kanner Architects
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These two 3-story mixed-use buildings, side-by-side reflecting each other, sit on a narrow thirty-foot lot along Ocean Front walk on world famous Venice Beach. This culturally diverse urban community is a busy commercial pedestrian area, popular with tourists and locals alike.

Architect: Kanner Architects Location: Venice Beach, California, USA Project Area: 13,000 sqf

Each of the buildings houses a retail space on the ground level and two 3-bedroom apartments on the floors above. Features include: a roof deck with unobstructed ocean views; a setback for privacy from the busy street; double height ceilings; private patios and balconies.

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The design is modern in character and utilizes sustainable planning building strategies and incorporates the use of environmentally friendly materials. The units, with their east-west orientation are planned with passive sustainable strategies. The open plans achieve uninterrupted flow of space that uses access to natural light and cross ventilation. These principals fulfill a commitment to sustainable design.

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Cite: Christopher Henry. "In Progress: Ocean Front Mixed-Use / Kanner Architects" 14 May 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/134854/in-progress-ocean-front-mixed-use-kanner-architects/> ISSN 0719-8884
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