Tag Archives: Senior Housing

Cheap Ingredients: Weighty Results – “How To…” Series

Welcome to Part I in our “How To…” series! Over the next several weeks we will be posting on making the most of a modest budget—or how to achieve better results using off-the-shelf building components. On our website we talk … Continue reading

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The Power of Naming — In Praise of (Cool) Residential Signage

I remember delivering newspapers as a kid growing up in Santa Monica to loads of apartment buildings with  exotic sounding names emblazoned across their street fronting facades – the Bel Air,  the Oxford Arms, Coco Palms, Villa Capri. These were … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving at Washington Street Apartments

Last Thursday we enjoyed an early Thanksgiving meal with the residents of Washington Street Apartments in La Quinta, California. We were there to present our latest designs for their site which includes complete redesigns of the existing 74 units and … Continue reading

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Places Of Possibility

“We strive to create buildings and public spaces that transcend program to provide comfortable places to live one’s life. Ideally, our buildings anticipate and accommodate change, reuse, and adaptation. We offer them as “frameworks” to inhabit, as places of possibility.” … Continue reading

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Manteca Senior Housing Nears Completion

Exteriors are nearly complete on this 52-unit Tax-Credit Financed Affordable Senior Housing Project near Merced, California. The developer, Affirmed Housing Group of San Diego, is promising to deliver a LEED Platinum rating. If certified—this will be Studio E’s second Platinum Affordable … Continue reading

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