UDAD 2018 Mixed Use

Thaxton And Associates Office And Retail Building by Griffin Enright Architects

This office building, a renovation to an owner-occupied building, engages the community with a dynamic street presence. Located on a busy thoroughfare, the design activates the exterior presence of the building with glazing to connect it with the neighborhood. Each office has a window that is shaped to direct views back to the street, strengthening the connection to the neighborhood from the perspective of the building inhabitants.

Urban Design & Architecture Design Awards 2018
First Award | Category: Mixed Use
Architects: Margaret Griffin
Studio: Griffin Enright Architects
Team Members: Margaret Griffin, John Enright, Eli Arkin, Nanao Shimizu, Steven Katz, Daniel Berdichevski, Jia Zhou Zhu
Country: United States
Website: www.griffinenrightarchitects.com

The dynamic, protruding windows are related to the movement of traffic, while setting up views to the mountains. This renovation creates a new landmark for the community that is open, progressive, and lively.

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