Category Archives: Public & Community

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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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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

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ASU Packard Street Garage

Southwest Contractor Best Concrete Project of 2004 Arizona State University Packard Street Garage is a cast-in-place concrete structure encased in a galvanized steel frame and stainless steel mesh, located near ASU’s athletic facilities. Americans love their cars.  Movies such as Grease celebrate … Continue reading

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Maricopa County Downtown Justice Court

The Maricopa County Downtown Justice Court is a five-story court facility focused on customer-friendly justice.  Ease of access begins with a friendly face – a customer service desk allows visitors to easily ask questions when navigating the unfamiliar justice system … Continue reading