Texas Architect Nov/Dec 2006: Place Making
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P O R T F O L I O : m i d - ri s e r e s i d e n ti a l The Mondrian 2 The Mondrian, Dallas RTKL consultants ing services, exercise studio, and massage therapy rooms. At street level, approximately 25,000 sf of leaseable retail (low-rise) Thornton-Tomasetti (structural); Blum Consulting 2 e Tribble & Stephens (tower); Stanford Construction athletic facility containing a boxing arena, personal train- nu contractor to a secured multi-level parking garage, and a 4,000-sf 4 5 space is surrounded by pedestrian-friendly sidewalks. Engineers (MEP); Bliss-Fasman (lighting); CDC, Inc. (exterior walls); andi beierman RTKL (interiors-public, landscape); Huitt-Zollars (civil, interiors); 6 4 PSM Consultants (roofing); CCI Inc. (codes) photographer 3 4 Charles Davis Smith, AIA r e s o u r c e s concrete pavement : Implementing a unique multi-rise design, The Mondrian in Brick; fences , gates , and hardware : Peachtree Stair; unit masonry wall assemblies : tower with 146 units and an adjoining four-story structure metal stairs : with 72 urban-style lofts. The average unit size is 1,427 roofing : Berridge Manufacturing; traffic coatings : Neogard Company; sf. Loft units offer 18-foot ceiling heights, while tower composite panels : units display views of downtown Dallas and irregularly frame units : placed windows soften the repetitive appearance of multi- entrances and storefronts : Graham Corporation; metal windows : Scotty rise development. The tower is crowned by a two-story Corporation; sliding glass doors : Graham Corporation; tile : Daltile; penthouse featuring a wall of multicolored glass panels acoustical ceilings : Armstrong; wood flooring : Bruce Hardwood Floors; composed in a geometric pattern inspired by the abstract high - performance coatings : TNEMEC; manufactured fireplaces : Majestic; artist Piet Mondrian. Amenities include a courtyard pool, blinds , shutters , and shades : 2 0 0 6 4 Portland Cement; unit pavers : Acme the area of Dallas known as Cityplace features a 20-story 1 1 / 1 2 ve eA architect a Zen garden with water wall, an outdoor fireplace, access bl Zom Texas No client McKinney Avenue project Acme Brick; stone countertops : GC; glass railing : Hanson; Peachtree Stair; siding : James Hardie Products; Reynolds Aluminum; Dallas Door & Supply; Blackburn Street metal pre- assembled metal door and access doors and panels : 1 Milcor; ground Floor plan 1 tower entry 2 lofts 3 lobby leasing 4 retail 5 parking 6 courtyard N Hunter Douglas, Inc. t e x a s a r c h i t e c t 45