Tag Archives: Residential

UCLA Saxon Suites Published on ArchDaily!

We are thrilled to share with you that UCLA Saxon Suites has been published on Arch Daily!  Saxon Suites is an innovative model of renovated student housing and student commons space. We were tasked with completely rebuilding and modernizing six existing buildings and … 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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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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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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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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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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