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GEORGE / Studio Ma

GEORGE / Studio Ma

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  • Architects Authors of this architecture project Studio Ma
  • Area Area of this architecture project
  • Project Year Brands with products used in this architecture project
    2008

   

© Bill Timmerman Photography
© Bill Timmerman Photography

Named after George Christensen, the architect whose home once occupied the site, the George consists of eight single family units arranged in four groups of two, semi-attached combinations. The project provides 2,400 square feet of family-oriented program and spaces in the Central Phoenix area, including a large living room connected to a side-yard, an indoor / outdoor dining room, a gourmet kitchen, a master bedroom suite plus two bedrooms, two and a half baths, a family room, outdoor decks, and a two car garage.

© Bill Timmerman Photography
© Bill Timmerman Photography

Outdoor amenities include a side yard connected to the main living area and kitchen, visitor parking adjacent to the main entrances with shaded entry porticoes. Second floor decks further enhance the indoor / outdoor quality of the design while providing visual and programmatic interest in the outdoor public spaces.

© Bill Timmerman Photography
© Bill Timmerman Photography

A dynamic composition of weathered and bright metal skins pick up on the coloration and textures of the neighborhood's pecan-lined streets and the dark rust color of the Arizona mesquite, adding scale and differentiation to the individual units.

© Bill Timmerman Photography
© Bill Timmerman Photography

Providing market rate housing for middle to upper income families, George was constructed for under $182/sf in 2008. The George provides an upscale living environment with modern amenities for the cost of a traditional ranch home in the same neighborhood.

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Address: Phoenix, Arizona

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Cite: "GEORGE / Studio Ma" 14 Sep 2011. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/168123/george-studio-ma/> ISSN 0719-8884
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