Five great mixed use projects from earlier this year for our 8th selection. Check them all after the break.
Glass Lofts / Front Studio Architects Commissioned by the Friendship Development Associates (FDA) as a central player in its community revitalization program, the Glass Lofts are a new mixed-use construction consisting of 39,000 sqf artist’s work spaces, 18 loft condominiums, retail and restaurant space, FDA offices and a flexible-use community space. Located at the center of the Penn Avenue Arts District, the Glass Lofts is the result of a community-driven planning process actively involving neighborhood residents, artists and business owners in the development of the project (read more…)
Building 115 / Graham Baba Architects The design goal of Graham Baba Architects of Building 115 was to acknowledge the unique site requirements, provide a unique solution to housing in an urban core, and to have a close collaboration with the client, contractor, and architect. The resulting mixed-use building includes 1 retail space, 2 commercial offices, and 1 residential unit. Building 115 recently received a 2010 AIA Seattle Honor Commendation Award (read more…)
Smetanina Street / Aleksandar Savikin The building is located in the elite and very quiet part of Belgrade (Dedinje), known as the most beautiful and greenest part of town with both recently built and pre-war villas. Smetanina Street is a residential and commercial building that contains 14 flats, one small apartment and an office. All apartments and the office space on the ground floor have access to a large garden space (read more…)
Southeastern Glass Building / Sanders Pace Architecture The Southeastern Glass Building is a mixed-use development in Knoxville, Tennessee. Designed by Sanders Pace Architecture the project is situated at a gateway intersection into downtown within a unique flat iron shaped historic building. Follow the break for drawings, photographs, and further project description (read more…)
Central St. Giles Court / Renzo Piano & Fletcher Priest Architects The proposed concept for the site was to transform a single-use office building into a genuinely mixed use development incorporating office, retail, restaurant and residential use; seeking to create a new destination integrated within the local area (read more…)