San Diego, CA
The project concept is for an 11 story mixed-use building consisting of ground floor retail, 3 levels of parking above grade, 5 levels of office use, and 2 levels of penthouse residential. An additional (3) levels of parking are provided below grade. Total Gross Square Footage including below grade parking is approx. 162,082 SF.
The site anchors the west end of the Wilshire corridor and is, as such, an important and architecturally significant gateway conceived as a simple modern massing utilizing a multiple layer glazed skin with integrated solar screens and shading devices, with the possibility of incorporating photovoltaic panels. Skin systems are designed in response to building orientation in order to optimize building energy performance and provide a rich textured multi-dimensional skin which defines the building.
Location: Los Angeles, CA, US