Tag Archives: Charities Housing

Senter Road Approved by San Jose City Council!

    We are excited to announce that Senter Road has been approved by San Jose City Council!  The proposed 162-unit development will provide chronically homeless men and women with a home and access to counseling and health services.  We … Continue reading

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Hold onto your hardhats! Studio E Architects has 8 projects currently under construction.

    With 8 projects currently under construction (a new Studio E record!), we are putting our  hardhats and construction vests to good use this summer.  These projects range from multifamily housing (affordable, senior, and market rate) to renovations of historic buildings, … Continue reading

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A Small Survey of Small (and Cool) Dwellings – Part 2 of 3 | LOCATION

Back in April we started a series on micro-units – which as a topic have been popping up all over the media. As urban housing becomes more and more costly in metropoles around the country and across the globe – … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Big Thoughts on Small Spaces: Archer Studios on the Forefront of Micro-Unit Apartment Design

We’ve been singing the praises of the small, but beautiful Archer Studios – Studio E’s 42 unit single-room-occupancy (SRO) development near downtown San José, California, since its completion earlier this year, and now others are beginning to catch on: Archer … Continue reading

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“Small is Beautiful”: Archer Studios SRO Complete in San José

Hot on the heels of the opening of Riverwalk, we at Studio E are happy to announce the opening of Archer Studios – a 42-unit single-room-occupancy (SRO) development in San José, California. Designed for local non-profit developer Charities Housing and … Continue reading

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