Tag Archives: Green & Sustainable Design

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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Bikeway Village one of Move SD’s “Complete Communities”!

The people of San Diego have spoken… and they like to ride their bikes! … or, more specifically, they like Studio E Architects’s proposal for Bikeway Village in the south bay city of Imperial Beach – as the project 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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Work begins on High Tech Elementary North County!

Studio E Architects is thrilled to announce that construction on High Tech Elementary North County – the next addition to our growing family of charter schools for High Tech High – is officially underway! Situated on the edge of the … Continue reading

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Bikeway Village approved by California Coastal Commission

Our proposal for Bikeway Village in the south bay city of Imperial Beach is making news, as the project received approval from the California Coastal Commission and is preparing for the next leg in its race toward becoming a reality… Bikeway … Continue reading

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Studio E unveils SolTerra Senior Apartments in El Cajon

Studio E Architects is proud to announce the grand opening of SolTerra – our 49-unit, senior housing community designed for Affirmed Housing Group and built by Allgire General Contractors. As the first project in the City of El Cajon’s Urban … Continue reading

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Micro-Flats: an Old Idea Whose Time Has Come… Again

Despite a torrent of recent attention in the press, Micro- isn’t a new idea… Architects have been noodling on the virtues compact living quarters for a good long time (and we’re no exception). I recalled a famous example recently that … Continue reading

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Studio E Breaks Ground on Mesa Commons in San Diego

Studio E Architects is happy to announce that construction on Mesa Commons – our 78-unit affordable family housing project for San Diego’s College Area community – is officially underway! A groundbreaking ceremony for the project, hosted by client Palm Communities, … Continue reading

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Studio E in ArchDaily: Housing Dining Hospitality Building featured in “UCSD: A Built History of Modernism”

This past Sunday, popular architecture website ArchDaily presented a feature on the architecture of the University of California, San Diego entitled UCSD: A Built History of Modernism. In a brief essay with a collection of beautiful photos, the author provides … Continue reading

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Gold Rush – UC Davis West Village wins two Gold Nuggets!

It’s Gold Nugget season again, and this year, Studio E Architects has staked a claim on several awards. Last week, we highlighted Brisas de Paz – winner of an Award of Merit for “Best Affordable Project — under 30 du/acre”. … Continue reading

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