The architects behind The Charles Condominiums in Atlanta’s high-class Buckhead neighborhood created a unique screen for the building’s multi-floor parking area using perforated metal panels and creatively positioned lights.
Cincinnati, St. Louis and Milwaukee often are referred to collectively as “the Great German Triangle,” because of the waves of German immigrants who settled in those three cities during the late 1800s.
Funeral traditions have shifted dramatically in the United States over the past few decades, with a majority of Americans now choosing cremation for themselves or loved ones. For one Arizona company this has meant upgrading existing equipment and adding accommodations for cremation viewing, which can add to or replace traditional wakes and visitation. Designers took an artful, outdoors approach to this viewing space, using metal panels to create a sanctuary where families and friends can witness a loved one’s cremation.
Sited within a New Urbanist neighborhood of traditional-style homes – and across the street from Memphis’ Mississippi River shoreline – the new, very progressive Civitas house makes a strong statement in its looks, alone. It’s also a high-performance residence, achieving multiple energy and environmental certifications.
The 17-unit, townhome-style Alan Apartments project in Mesa, Ariz., quickly leased out, once construction was completed in late 2018 – but it took some doing to get its unique exterior past city planners.