Category Archives: Projects

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Creative Center of Scottsdale

Housed in the iconic Scottsdale landmark, Mandall’s Shooting Supplies store, the Creative Center of Scottsdale is an urban infill and highly sustainable adaptive reuse of three existing buildings at the southern edge of Downtown Scottsdale into co-working spaces for artists. … Continue reading

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Sip Coffee & Beer

Contour Architecture’s design for this 1,753sf coffee shop focuses on up-cycled materials from the previous tenant – a local knit shop – combining neighborhood history, sustainability and community in a shared gathering space.   Contour’s design uses sustainable strategies to create … Continue reading

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Phoenix Revitalization Corporation Mixed-Use Community Center

The new Phoenix Revitalization Corporation Community Center, Offices and Garden will be a beacon of change and hope in Phoenix’s Central City South Neighborhood.  The new center will revitalize vacant and underused land into a vibrant community destination that promotes … Continue reading

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425 5TH AVE

The 425 5th Avenue tower was a trendsetter in the heart of Manhattan’s Murray Hill. The first to break the skyline in this neighborhood, other towers quickly followed. The slender mixed-use commercial and residential tower finds inspiration in accentuating its … Continue reading

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Maricopa County Downtown Court Tower

  The justice system is about the resolution of opposites: defense & prosecution, justice & injustice, power & weakness.  What is interesting is not a balance between the two, but each side’s reliance on the other to define itself.   The … Continue reading