Category Archives: SRO

Hotel Churchill’s Sign Is Reinstalled

Construction at Hotel Churchill is coming along!  The historic hotel in downtown San Diego is scheduled to open its doors this summer and will provide housing for homeless veterans, youth who are aging out of the foster care system, and … 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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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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Archer Studios: Builder Magazine 2013 Grand Award Winner

Builder and Custom Home magazines combined forces this year to present their respective annual honors, and Studio E Architects came away from the event with top honors: Archer Studios – our 42-unit micro-unit development in San José, California – was … Continue reading

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More Big Thoughts on Living Small: Parkside Studios & Hotel Churchill

Micro-units – rental dwelling units that are 300 square feet or less in floor area – continue to be a hot topic in the press and on the web. Micro-fever is catching here at Studio E Architects as well, with … Continue reading

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Small is the New Black – the fascination with Micro-flats Part II

Dogs that fit in your purse, urban parklets, and iPad minis… As we noted last week, small is back in vogue in a big way – and it’s even extending to the spaces we call home.  As the U.S. population … Continue reading

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Small is the New Black – the current fascination with Micro-flats

Small is cool again. The Fiat 500, “small bite” menus, micro-breweries… This cultural tendency toward the tiny has even extended to the multi-family development world, which is a-buzz this spring with discussions about Micro-Flats. Tiny dwelling units are turning up … Continue reading

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Multi-Housing News 2012 Excellence Awards winners – Archer Studios, Riverwalk and UC Davis West Village

Studio E Architects is proud to be prominently featured in this month’s issue of Multi-Housing News, as three of our recent projects brought home honors in the publication’s 2012 Excellence Awards. Archer Studios – a 42 unit single-room-occupancy (SRO) development near … Continue reading

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