Category Archives: Affordable Housing

Parkside Studios in the News

Parkside has been feeling the love lately with TWO publications in the past month!  Take a look, and let us know what you think! Read about Parkside Studios in Dwell Read about Parkside Studios in San Diego Magazine Read about Parkside … Continue reading

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John Sheehan invited to join board of Love Your Lunchbox

  Love your Lunchbox (LYL) is a San Diego based non-profit whose mission is to provide basic nutrition education to those facing the realities of a limited food budget. Additionally, LYL supports those most in need by facilitating the delivery of … Continue reading

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Washington Street Apartments – a private sanctuary in the heart of the desert

Dusting off these sketches from a few years back and rolling up our sleeves on Washington Street Apartments!  Washington Street Apartments is a low-income senior housing community in La Quinta, California.  The project consists of both existing building renovation and … Continue reading

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They arrived on the back of a truck:  modular workforce housing arrives in Silicon Valley

Residents began moving into their units at Parkside Studios in Sunnyvale beginning in late July 2015. Nothing about the apartments would suggest to a visitor that they were built 120 miles away in Sacramento and then trucked to the site … Continue reading

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Celadon at 9th & Broadway celebrates Grand Opening!

Studio E Architects is pleased to announce the completion of Celadon, opening this Friday, May 1. Designed by Studio E, Celadon is an innovative model of high-rise affordable housing, offering a distinctive fusion of ultra-energy efficiency, award-winning aesthetics, and expansive … Continue reading

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Studio E Architects unveils Mesa Commons Apartments

Studio E Architects is happy to announce that construction on Mesa Commons – our 78-unit affordable family housing project in San Diego’s College Area community – is now complete! Featuring a mix of two- and three-story buildings on El Cajon … Continue reading

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Macro Views on Micro: ULI Report & Parkside Studios Progress

A recent report published by the Urban Land Institute – entitled “The Macro View on Micro Units” – suggests that, although small in terms of square feet, micro units fall neatly in stride with the needs and desires of a … Continue reading

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Celadon at 9th & Broadway: 2014 Builder’s Choice Grand Award Winner

Studio E Architects is honored to announce that Celadon at 9th & Broadway – our award-winning, 250-unit high-rise affordable housing community for developer BRIDGE Housing – has brought home yet another award prior to the completion of construction, as the … Continue reading

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Small is (Very) Beautiful – and Chic

As any repeat visitor to these pages likely already knows, we at Studio E Architects are outsize fans of compact living. With two projects presently under construction that incorporate micro-units – Celadon at 9th & Broadway in San Diego for … Continue reading

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Parkside Studios Prefab

Adam Wientrab writes about how time is money in his article, Prefab Buildings Snap into Place in the San Francisco Business Times cover story. Charities Housing knows this all too well. Charities Housing executive, Dan Wu said, “We’d been looking at … Continue reading

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