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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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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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UC Davis West Village Square: 2013 Green Dot Award winner!

There has been no shortage of praise for our work at UC Davis West Village Square – as the nation’s largest zero-net energy community, West Village Square’s list of green credentials is so impressive as to have made the project … Continue reading

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What’s Cookin’ at Studio E in 2013

About this time every year, we here at Studio E Architects take a day for an office retreat – to memorialize the previous year, and to take a look at what’s on the menu for the year ahead.  As we … Continue reading

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SDA presents “Net-Zero Energy Projects – The Next Sustainability Threshold”: Studio E’s Eric Naslund on UC Davis West Village

For their June program meeting, the San Diego Chapter of the Society for Design Administration is hosting a presentation on net-zero-energy construction – projects that generate as much energy as they consume – led by Studio E’s Eric Naslund, FAIA. … Continue reading

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West Village Featured in Sunset Magazine

For those of you subscribed to Sunset Magazine you might’ve already seen UC Davis West Village featured on page 70, in their article “The University of ECOTOPIA”…and if you haven’t, pick up a copy of Sunset Mag and read up … Continue reading

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The Sundial as a Marker of Time and Place

Much has already been written, by us and others, about the UC Davis West Village project’s connection to the sun – from the photovoltaic panels that provide the power to make it the nation’s largest zero-net energy community, to the … Continue reading

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UC Davis West Village Opens!

West Village at UC Davis, reportedly the nation’s largest zero net-energy community, just had its official ribbon cutting and Studio E was there to enjoy the festivities. Our seven buildings circle a village square and include 123 units of student … Continue reading

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UC Davis – Students and Faculty Turn West Village into a Home

Students and Faculty have begun moving into the Mixed-Use buildings surrounding the Village Square and the buildings are coming to life. The sliding sunshades are already in use, bikes have found their place on the balconies and students are checking … Continue reading

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UC Davis West Village Square Construction Continues…

We were able to visit the site on February 9th and were blown away by the progress. The Leasing & Recreation building will be ready for opening parties in a month or so and the Mixed-use buildings are coming along … Continue reading

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