Author Archives: eric

Helen Woodward Animal Center Moves into Fundraising Mode

Well, it’s official: Studio E Architects has gone to the dogs. To the cats too for that matter but in the best way possible. We were hired (in partnership with Augustine Design Group) to design the new Adoptions Center for … Continue reading

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UC Davis West Village: ULI Global Award of Excellence Winner

Studio E Architects is honored to announce that our zero net energy community for UC Davis at West Village has been awarded a 2013 Urban Land Institute’s Global Award of Excellence. ULI’s Global Awards for Excellence recognize the full development … Continue reading

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Studio E’s Eric Naslund at Taliesin West

Two weekends ago, while making a baseball Spring Training trek to Phoenix, I visited Frank Lloyd Wright’s Taliesin West in Scottsdale, Arizona. I am embarrassed to admit that in all my years of living in Southern California, I had never … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at Washington Street Apartments

Last Thursday we enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal with the residents of Washington Street Apartments in La Quinta, California. We were there to present our latest designs for their site which includes complete redesigns of the existing 74 units and … Continue reading

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UC Davis West Village Opens!

West Village at UC Davis, reportedly the nation’s largest zero net-energy community, just had its official ribbon cutting and Studio E was there to enjoy the festivities. Our seven buildings circle a village square and include 123 units of student … Continue reading

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Shared Principles: Choreography

  One of our seven shared principles is CHOREOGRAPHY. As stated on our web site (under the “Ideas” tab): Choreography involves planning arranged movement through space. We arrange paths of movement through sequential or serial space to enhance the experience … Continue reading

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