Category Archives: Architecture

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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Meet Marcela

Marcela Gracia, Age: 27, Hometown: Navojoa, Sonora, Mexico, B.Arch University of Arizona, M.Arch University of Virginia. Why did you study Architecture? My parents are true polymaths and I grew up surrounded by a little bit of everything, which made me … Continue reading

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7 Years in the Making – Bikeway Village Breaks Ground in Imperial Beach

Official Groundbreaking for Bikeway Village  Dust off your multi-colored spandex and helmets.  7 years  in the making – construction for Bikeway Village is officially underway!  The project re-purposes two non-descript warehouses in Imperial Beach and provides 30,000 SF of alternative retail and … Continue reading

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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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Parking Garage at UCSD nearing completion

  There’s a lot of construction happening on UCSD’s Medical Center campus, east of the 5 freeway in La Jolla! Right in the heart of it is this Studio E Architect’s designed parking structure, which is nearing completion. As part … 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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These girls are on FIRE!

Two of the Studio E team have celebrated big professional accomplishments recently and it is time to throw some props their way! Congratulations to Lauren Pasion on becoming a licensed architect in the state of California. What does it take … Continue reading

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Which is sleeker – the car or the building?

Imagine our excitement to open up the February issue of Car and Driver magazine and see one of our buildings featured prominently in a national print advertisement for the new Infiniti QX50! It’s the Housing, Dining & Hospitality Administration Building … Continue reading

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Q&A with John in San Diego Home/ Garden Lifestyles

Principal John Sheehan was featured in the May 2015 issue of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles (pages 38-40). Find out his opinions on affordable housing, what drew him to San Diego in the late ’80s, and his views on “optimistic design”. 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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