Category: Mixed-use

MIXED-USE

Water Street Tampa Unveils Vision for Public Spaces

Strategic Property Partners, LLC released its vision for Water Street Tampa’s public spaces today, showcasing a collaboration of work by a talented team of architects, planners, and landscape architects, who have together crafted the overall vision of Water Street Tampa, the 50-acre mixed-use waterfront district located on historic Hillsborough Bay. By placing the public realm and green spaces at the forefront of its design for Water Street Tampa, SPP aims to set a new standard for wellness and sustainability in the built environment and will become the world’s first WELL-certified community under the WELL Community Standard, developed by the International WELL Building Institute.

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Sustainable Designs at Three Freehold Communities Are Finalists in 2018 Gold Nugget Awards

Freehold Communities, has received five Awards of Merit (the top vote recipients) by 2018 Gold Nugget Awards for three masterplans that include major sustainable components. PCBC’s Gold Nugget Awards are presented annually to innovators in design, planning and development. The competition is open to builders, developers, architects, and land planners with communities and projects across the United States and internationally.

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Small-Lot Homes Expand to Larger Uses with KTGY’s Space-Efficient Design

As the small-lot concept grows in popularity, Scales envisions more commercial sites taking this form: “Most small-lots are developed on one to three residential parcels so we’re going larger here. And this scale helps attract the larger builders accustomed to building large-scale neighborhoods.  As these developments grow in size they begin to create new neighborhoods, as opposed to just being part of an existing neighborhood.”

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Marks Start of Construction on $1 Billion Alameda Mixed-Use Waterfront Development on Former Naval Air Station

The City of Alameda and its private partner, Alameda Point Partners, LLC, today celebrated the groundbreaking of the first phase of the $1 billion mixed-use, transit-oriented waterfront development at the gateway to Alameda Point, called Site A. The 68-acre Site A development is located on the site of the former Naval Air Station Alameda, which closed over 20 years ago. Alameda Point Partners (APP) is a joint venture led by Managing Partner Trammell Crow Residential (TCR), a division of Dallas-based Crow Holdings, and also includes commercial developer srmERNST Development Partners, affordable non-profit housing developer Eden Housing, retail landlord Madison Marquette, and financial partner Cypress Equity Investments.

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Stantec Tower reaches new heights as Edmonton’s tallest tower

“The Stantec tower has been a project of many firsts, including feats of architecture and engineering in Edmonton and Western Canada, and now as the tallest tower in Edmonton,” says Stantec senior vice president, Canada Prairies and Territories Keith Shillington. “Stantec is proud to play a large role in transforming Edmonton, revitalizing downtown Edmonton and contributing to the ever-growing ICE District. This project demonstrates our team’s passion for working hard to make a difference in the communities we serve, and call home.”

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LBC Boston Secures Financing for Quincy Center Project

LBC Boston, a diverse group of companies successfully developing complex projects, has secured financing for a new mixed-use development project that will revitalize Quincy Center and connect with other developments in the area. Dubbed Nova Residences of Quincy, the seven-story, 153,000 SF apartment building located in the 1500 block of Hancock Street will feature 15,000 SF of retail and restaurant space at street level and 171 units above. A large glass atrium will connect the apartment building, Hancock Street, and a parking garage behind the building that is currently inaccessible from Hancock Street.

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Syska Hennessy Wins ACEC ‘Grand Award’ for Work on Lotte World Tower in Seoul

Syska Hennessy Group has received a “Grand Award” from the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) for its work on Seoul’s Lotte World Tower – the fifth tallest building in the world. The building performs more than 22% better than ASHRAE Standard 90.1-2007, and meets the City of Seoul’s “New and Renewable” requirement of energy generation that is three percent of the building’s total energy consumption.  Syska also received a National Recognition Award from ACEC for its role in building “Office of the Future,” the world’s first 3D-printed commercial office building.

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KTGY Principal Terry Willis, AIA to Speak on “Leveraging Connections: Boomers in the City” 2018 at LeadingAge Colorado Conference & Exhibition

Willis said that one of the goals of the session is to have audience members gain a better understanding about the traditional barriers that have existed between the age-qualified living community and the community at large and how a mixed­use development strategy could help dissolve these boundaries. “We will discuss ways to integrate the age-qualified community and its residents with the greater community through the development of retail, cultural districts and inter­generational socialization opportunities. We will also talk about the benefits of forming informal partnerships with local retailers and share some of the latest designs in age-qualified living environments that incorporate mixed­use, retail and cultural districts as part of the overall planning of the site,” Willis said.

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Editor’s pick – Takeda Global Headquarters

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

Takeda Global Headquarters in Nihonbashi, Tokyo, Japan. In the 1st floor entrance space, a large circular stone filled with flowing water and light symbolizes “the source of life”, and wooden artwork made of three-dimensional kanji motifs for “water” and “light” lines the walls.

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