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URBAN QUOTIENT Designing and Promoting Equitable Environments


URBAN QUOTIENT Urban Quotient (UQ) is a full-service architecture firm whose mission is to design and promote equitable environments. Through our multi-disciplinary approach, which includes urban design, landscape, planning, and development, we seek to create work that expresses both the specificity of place and the complexity of forces that shape the built environment. We believe that thoughtful, intelligent architecture encompasses a rigorous approach to producing high-quality design, a thorough knowledge of construction in the field, and an advocacy role for social responsibility in policy and urban development.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE: • WORKING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR • FINDING ELEGANCE WITHIN COMPLEXITY • NEW TECHNOLOGIES: ADOPTION AND ADAPTATION • POLICY & ADVOCACY • PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT


WORKING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR The firm is engaged in a broad range of work and has extensive experience working in the public sector. UQ specializes in mixed-use projects with complex programs that most often combine affordable or supportive housing with cultural or community-based organizations. Our projects have included daycare facilities, community centers, historic landmark renovation, schools, foster care agencies, and urban design master plans all geared towards our mission of promoting and designing equitable environments. The firm also has a growing list of private, cultural, and institutional clients who are drawn to our ability to work creatively with uncompromising design integrity within tight budgets.


2142 AMSTERDAM 2142 Amsterdam is a 44-unit supportive housing development in Manhattan completed in 2015. The project is funded through the New York City Department of Housing, Preservation & Development (HPD). All of the units are affordable studio apartments with on-site social services, meeting rooms, and counseling offices for ongoing support of tenants provided as part of the building program.


WORKING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR The firm is engaged in a broad range of work and has extensive experience working in the public sector. UQ specializes in mixed-use projects with complex programs that most often combine affordable or supportive housing with cultural or community-based organizations. Our projects have included daycare facilities, community centers, historic landmark renovation, schools, foster care agencies, and urban design master plans all geared towards our mission of promoting and designing equitable environments. The firm also has a growing list of private, cultural, and institutional clients who are drawn to our ability to work creatively with uncompromising design integrity within tight budgets.

HARLEM DOWLING Harlem Dowling is a 10-story mixed-use project on a prominent site in Harlem, completed in 2017. UQ guided the project through the rezoning and design review process of City Planning and ULURP. The building includes 60 affordable units and a 16,000 sf community facility for Harlem Dowling and Children’s Village at the ground floor and lower level.

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WORKING IN THE PUBLIC SECTOR The firm is engaged in a broad range of work and has extensive experience working in the public sector. UQ specializes in mixed-use projects with complex programs that most often combine affordable or supportive housing with cultural or community-based organizations. Our projects have included daycare facilities, community centers, historic landmark renovation, schools, foster care agencies, and urban design master plans all geared towards our mission of promoting and designing equitable environments. The firm also has a growing list of private, cultural, and institutional clients who are drawn to our ability to work creatively with uncompromising design integrity within tight budgets.

DOROTHY MCGOWAN URBAN FARM & STEM CENTER This project calls for an underused community garden to be transformed into a high-productive urban farm and an educational / community center that serves both students in the nearby middle school STEM classes and clients of the local Food Pantry. The project was reviewed by the New York City Parks Department and will be funded through a city capital grant and private donations. Planting Roof Terrace

Glass Roof Existing tree

Rear Garden Greenhouse planting system by others Future ramp connection to CLoTH Food Pantry Mechanical Roof Terrace Greenhouse planting system by others Side Deck with planting beds Front Patio

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MOTT HAVEN 142nd Inspired by the principles of aging-in-place and cohousing, the buildings and spaces of this proposed senior housing development are organized around community and social interaction. The streetscapes, shared courtyard, and the welcoming entry areas to the buildings create zones of semi-private space that are activated by a robust mix of program meant to improve health and combat isolation.


FINDING ELEGANCE WITHIN COMPLEXITY Our approach to design is both open-ended and rigorous. It begins with a careful study of the opportunities and constraints presented by each project while drawing inspiration from all sources ranging from urban context to biology to literary allusion. Our goal, however, is consistent for all of our projects: to formulate a design problem that is a synthesis of this careful study, and to find a solution that is a narrative thread tying together the building’s experience, context, and design concept. Like the urban fabric within which most of our projects are embedded, our designs simultaneously hold multiple and diverse layers of meaning.


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HARLEM DOWLING The design brief called for incorporating the institution’s Quaker roots and the history of Harlem while engaging the community as a vibrant addition to the city. Our response was to focus on bringing light to the interior space via skylights and a central stair and lifting part of the first floor up and away from the street façade to create a light well. The resulting double façade enlivens the street by creating a window patterning inspired by the syncopated rhythms of jazz.


FINDING ELEGANCE WITHIN COMPLEXITY Our approach to design is both open-ended and rigorous. It begins with a careful study of the opportunities and constraints presented by each project while drawing inspiration from all sources ranging from urban context to biology to literary allusion. Our goal, however, is consistent for all of our projects: to formulate a design problem that is a synthesis of this careful study, and to find a solution that is a narrative thread tying together the building’s experience, context, and design concept. Like the urban fabric within which most of our projects are embedded, our designs simultaneously hold multiple and diverse layers of meaning.

BROWNSVILLE CLUSTER This cluster of sites forms a threshold in the urban fabric between industrial uses to the south and residential uses to the north, near the edge of the city’s Transit Zone, and at the edge of low-lying areas at risk of coastal flooding. Collectively, they represent an opportunity to seed a new type of resilient and adaptive urban development in the area. The sites’ connectivity is made legible by designing the three buildings to be seen both as individual entities and as a connected whole at the urban scale.

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95 New Lots Avenue

609-21 Osborn Street

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Hegeman Avenue

New Lots Avenue


95 NEW LOTS Passive House + Community Garden

47 NEW LOTS Passive House + Net Zero

609 OSBORN Passive House + Active Design


FINDING ELEGANCE WITHIN COMPLEXITY Our approach to design is both open-ended and rigorous. It begins with a careful study of the opportunities and constraints presented by each project while drawing inspiration from all sources ranging from urban context to biology to literary allusion. Our goal, however, is consistent for all of our projects: to formulate a design problem that is a synthesis of this careful study, and to find a solution that is a narrative thread tying together the building’s experience, context, and design concept. Like the urban fabric within which most of our projects are embedded, our designs simultaneously hold multiple and diverse layers of meaning.

SKILLS BUILDING UQ was asked to evaluate an existing historic building for redevelopment to improve its function and include additional office space. The resulting design calls for an addition in the rear and a repurposing of the historic structure that interlocks together as one building. The new community center is reorganized around voids in the volume which centralize public circulation and serve to connect the building together internally, fostering community and better communication.

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NEW TECHNOLOGIES: ADOPTION AND ADAPTATION We embrace the environment of rapidly evolving technology in the design industry, constantly evaluating which tools to implement in order to provide better service to our clients. This includes visualization tools and platforms for the production of contract documents. For instance, UQ has fully implemented Building Information Modeling (BIM), which gives us efficiency, speed, and accuracy in producing design and contract documents and allows us to use the embedded data in these models for energy analysis, quantity take-offs, and cost estimating. The firm is also committed to ongoing research in advanced computing and its application to design. This includes development of tools for prototyping and managing the custom fabrication of building elements. At the urban scale, this research is focused on testing multiagent systems to create flexible, adaptable frameworks which can respond to data flows and qualitative local site characteristics, as well as community needs and aspirations.


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NEW TECHNOLOGIES: ADOPTION AND ADAPTATION We embrace the environment of rapidly evolving technology in the design industry, constantly evaluating which tools to implement in order to provide better service to our clients. This includes visualization tools and platforms for the production of contract documents. For instance, UQ has fully implemented Building Information Modeling (BIM), which gives us efficiency, speed, and accuracy in producing design and contract documents and allows us to use the embedded data in these models for energy analysis, quantity take-offs, and cost estimating. The firm is also committed to ongoing research in advanced computing and its application to design. This includes development of tools for prototyping and managing the custom fabrication of building elements. At the urban scale, this research is focused on testing multiagent systems to create flexible, adaptable frameworks which can respond to data flows and qualitative local site characteristics, as well as community needs and aspirations.

GOWANUS LOWLINE This project is an urban design and master plan proposal for the Gowanus area in Brooklyn, NY prepared in response to a competition. Conceptualized using both qualitative programmatic goals and quantitative methods including algorithmic scripting and agent-based modeling, this was a testing ground for the use of advanced computation as a design tool in complex urban settings. We continue our research in this area and see the potential for wide application of this methodology in disrupting traditional urban planning.


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NEW TECHNOLOGIES: ADOPTION AND ADAPTATION We embrace the environment of rapidly evolving technology in the design industry, constantly evaluating which tools to implement in order to provide better service to our clients. This includes visualization tools and platforms for the production of contract documents. For instance, UQ has fully implemented Building Information Modeling (BIM), which gives us efficiency, speed, and accuracy in producing design and contract documents and allows us to use the embedded data in these models for energy analysis, quantity take-offs, and cost estimating. The firm is also committed to ongoing research in advanced computing and its application to design. This includes development of tools for prototyping and managing the custom fabrication of building elements. At the urban scale, this research is focused on testing multiagent systems to create flexible, adaptable frameworks which can respond to data flows and qualitative local site characteristics, as well as community needs and aspirations.

WORLD CENTER FOR WOMEN The key element of this building faรงade is the glass-enclosed sculptural lobby at the street front. The design is derived from the interplay of the diverse and complementary programs and users within the building. To achieve the sculptural form, parametric software was used to optimize the geometry so that its various parts can be fabricated with standard building materials.


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POLICY & ADVOCACY UQ believes that public policy and design should be considered together, and have an essential impact on one another. Our team is comprised of engaged citizens actively participating in the making of more inclusive, equitable environments. Through volunteer work, design competition entries, scholarly and editorial articles, and independent proposals, an important part of our work is advocating for policy and design that promotes equitable, sustainable urban environments.


Rate of Unemployment by Ward Over 30% 20% - 30% 10% - 20% Less than 10% RFK Dept of Urban Sustainability (DUS) DUS Satellites/Public School Hotspots WiFi Kiosks

WPA 2.0 UQ prepared an alternative master plan for Washington, D.C. in response to a competition looking for innovative ideas for the design of urban infrastructure. The proposal looks at leveraging investments in information infrastructure to spur green development as well as seeding economic development in underserved areas — a holistic look at urban sustainability that includes ecological as well as social issues.


POLICY & ADVOCACY UQ believes that public policy and design should be considered together, and have an essential impact on one another. Our team is comprised of engaged citizens actively participating in the making of more inclusive, equitable environments. Through volunteer work, design competition entries, scholarly and editorial articles, and independent proposals, an important part of our work is advocating for policy and design that promotes equitable, sustainable urban environments.


KIRINDA In response to the South Asian tsunami of 2004, principal Samir S Shah, who was residing in Sri Lanka at the time, worked with other local architects to assist the village of Kirinda with reconstruction efforts. Working closely with community leaders, international aid organizations, and national planning authorities the team conducted numerous community-driven charettes culminating in a master plan for the village and over 200 permanent homes.


POLICY & ADVOCACY UQ believes that public policy and design should be considered together, and have an essential impact on one another. Our team is comprised of engaged citizens actively participating in the making of more inclusive, equitable environments. Through volunteer work, design competition entries, scholarly and editorial articles, and independent proposals, an important part of our work is advocating for policy and design that promotes equitable, sustainable urban environments.

BRONX TOW POUND UQ facilitated community engagement workshops in the South Bronx to help create a visioning document for a planned 4-acre redevelopment. The feedback from this outreach shaped the plan which includes over 1,000 affordable housing units, a youth recreation center, theater, commercial uses, and a manufacturing and design center. Integrated E 142ND STREET Residential

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT At UQ, we are interested not only in buildings, but in how the process of urban development shapes the built environment. We understand that architecture is part of a larger context, and a key part of our practice is our work in planning and development. We are a valuable partner to our clients by helping to guide a project’s development strategy based on sources of funding and financing. We also help shape long-range development goals by analysis of the planning environment. Combined with our expertise in design, we can carry a project through to completion with full understanding of budget priorities and the needs of the communities in which we work.


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MOTT HAVEN 142nd Inspired by the principles of aging-in-place and cohousing, the buildings and spaces of this proposed senior housing development are organized around community and social interaction. The streetscapes, shared courtyard, and the welcoming entry areas to the buildings create zones of semi-private space that are activated by a robust mix of program meant to improve health and combat isolation.


PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT At UQ, we are interested not only in buildings, but in how the process of urban development shapes the built environment. We understand that architecture is part of a larger context, and a key part of our practice is our work in planning and development. We are a valuable partner to our clients by helping to guide a project’s development strategy based on sources of funding and financing. We also help shape long-range development goals by analysis of the planning environment. Combined with our expertise in design, we can carry a project through to completion with full understanding of budget priorities and the needs of the communities in which we work.

SUMNER GARDENS This proposal for 200 units of housing and a large community center was commissioned in response to a city-sponsored RFP. The site is a large underused parcel within a superblock of public housing. Our design was to create housing as a connector - leveraging the new building and its program to knit the entire housing campus and its urban landscape together into a single coherent whole.

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PLANNING & DEVELOPMENT At UQ, we are interested not only in buildings, but in how the process of urban development shapes the built environment. We understand that architecture is part of a larger context, and a key part of our practice is our work in planning and development. We are a valuable partner to our clients by helping to guide a project’s development strategy based on sources of funding and financing. We also help shape long-range development goals by analysis of the planning environment. Combined with our expertise in design, we can carry a project through to completion with full understanding of budget priorities and the needs of the communities in which we work.

BRONX TOW POUND

R7A/C2-4 | C6-2 C6-2

During the process of creating an urban design and master plan for the Bronx Tow Pound site, UQ established a set of metrics for evaluating various zoning scenarios and bulk studies. These metrics aided in finding a balanced outcome among competing interests including unit count, safety, solar access, open spaces, commercially viable square footage, and other programmatic concerns.

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General Commercial Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing Higher bulk near highway and arterial Does not require parking though parking is planned

R7A/C2-4 • • •

Bulk most resembling nearby residential context with reasonable FAR Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

Zoning Key Plan

R7A/C2-4 142,265 SF

Total Lot Area:

C6-2 38,474 SF

180,739 SF / 4.20 Acres

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Allowable 0.00 FAR: 2.00

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LOW-SCALE INTERCONNECTED

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4.00

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6.00

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BRUCKNER BARRIER LSGD

C6-2 • • • •

General Commercial Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing Higher bulk near highway and arterial Does not require parking though parking is planned

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931,432 SF

FAR:

5.15

Low Scale Interconnected

R7A/C2-4

Max Height:

19 Stories

Commercial Area: 26%Area: Residential

160,150 SF 774,582 SF

2.85

R7A/C2-4 | C6-2 R8A FAR

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General 0.00Commercial 2.00 4.00 6.00 8.00 10.00 Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing 7.20 Residential • Higher bulk near highway and arterial • Does not require parking though parking 6.50 CF is planned 1

Rough Estimate of Units: 880 74%

Bulk most resembling nearby residential context with reasonable FAR Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

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Bulk most resembling nearby residential context withr easonable FAR Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

Bruckner Barrier LSGD

Zoning Key Plan

Zoning Key Plan 43.9%

R7A/C2-4 142,265 SF

Total Lot Area:

R7A/C2-4 142,265 SF

Commercial Hub LSGD

180,739 SF / 4.20 Acres

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Residential

5.15

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5.00

Commercial

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Context:

Lower street walls near Concord. Higher bulk near Bruckner & center of development

Connectivity:

Two large courtyards for public programming. Street access to open spaces in one location 41.5%

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Bulk/Solar Access:

Lower bulk on south-facing portion of site. Good solar access to courtyards and 58.5% overall for most units

Open Space:

Lower lot coverage which increases the available open space.

Security:

Mostly continuous street walls with one public access through opening. Commercial interspersed throughout for more active streets on all sides.

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General 0.00Commercial 2.00 4.00 6.00 8.00 10.00 Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing 7.20 Residential • Higher bulk near highway and arterial • Does not require parking though parking 6.50 CF is planned Commercial

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FAR:

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Bruckner Barrier LSGD

Max Height:

Allows more FAR than R7A Max residential FAR equals allowable FAR for manufacturing and commercial under existing zoning Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

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General 0.00Commercial 2.00 4.00 6.00 8.00 10.00 Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing 7.20 Residential • Higher bulk near highway and arterial • Does not require parking though parking 6.50 CF is planned 1 2

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8.00 C6-2 38,474 SF

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Allows more FAR than R7A Max residential FAR equals allowable FAR for manufacturing and commercial under existing zoning Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

Zoning Key Plan 41.5%

R7A FAR R7A FAR 4.00

Commercial

Lot Coverage: Commercial Hub LSGD

Zoning Key Plan

0.00 2.00 R7X/C2-4 142,265 SF

2.85

R8A FAR

C6-2

18 Stories

Commercial Area: 140,752 SF Residential Area: 845,659 SF 43.9% 56.1% Rough Estimate of Units: 961

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Total Lot Area: Commercial

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Context:

Separate low-scale commercial building and mixed use hub along Bruckner with green plaza buffer space. Residential use towards Concord and pushed away from highway.

Connectivity:

Open street access on three sides. Access to commercial from courtyards and streets

Bulk/Solar:

Lower bulk at Bruckner with 10 stories near Concord. Higher bulk towards center of site.

Open Space:

Three large interconnected open spaces with smaller interconnected yards. Green buffer space and commercial plaza near Bruckner.

6.50

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Security:

2.85

Total Lot Area: Commercial

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4.00

8.00

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2.54

LARGE COURTYARD

General Commercial Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing Higher bulk near highway and arterial Does not require parking though parking is planned

980,664 SF

FAR:

5.43

COMMERCIAL HUB LSGD

Max Height:

14 Stories

Commercial Area: Residential Area:

181,796 SF 798,868 SF

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2.54

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General Commercial Allows semi-industrial/light manufacturing Higher bulk near highway and arterial Does not require parking though parking is planned

R7X/C2-4 • • •

Lot Coverage:

Allows more FAR than R7A Max residential FAR equals allowable FAR for manufacturing and commercial under existing zoning Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

Zoning Key Plan

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6.00

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Residential

5.15

CF

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Serpentine Buffer LSGD

180,739 SF / 4.20 Acres 2.85

R7X FAR

Allowable 0.00 FAR: 2.00

4.00

Residential

6.00

8.00

6.50

Commercial

2.85

Total Lot Area: Commercial

Context:

Continuous lower street wall at Bruckner.

Connectivity:

Two large courtyards for public programming. Street access to open spaces in one location 37.4%

10.00

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Bulk/Solar Access:

10 story street walls throughout with 8 story street wall along Bruckner. Good solar 62.6%access to courtyards and most units

Open Space:

Single continuous large courtyard space.

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4.00

Security:

Mostly continuous street walls with two controlled public access points. Commercial Internal Street LSGD interspersed throughout for more active streets on all sides.

Residential

Commercial

180,739 SF / 4.20 Acres 2.85

Allowable 0.00 FAR: 2.00

4.00

6.00

8.00

10.00

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LARGE COURTYARD

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CF

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10.00

6.50

Residential

Total Lot Area: Commercial

8.00

C6-2

Large Courtyard

R7A FAR R7A FAR 8.00 C6-2 38,474 SF

6.00

R7X/C2-4 | C6-2

Zoning Key Plan

6.00

4.00

7.20

Commercial

Total Floor Area:

Rough Estimate of Units: 908

Allows more FAR than R7A Max residential FAR equals allowable FAR for manufacturing and commercial under existing zoning Allows small neighborhood commercial away from arterial streets Does not require parking though parking is planned

4.00

2.00

CF

6.50

0.00 2.00 R7X/C2-4 142,265 SF

10.00

6.50

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R7X/C2-4

8.00

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Non-continuous street walls with multiple public access points. Commercial interspersed throughout for more active streets on all sides.

10.00

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Residential

7.20

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180,739 SF / 4.20 Acres 2.85

R8A FAR 6.00

Residential

Commercial

10.00

R7X FAR

Allowable 0.00 FAR: 2.00

R8A FAR 0.00

8.00 C6-2 38,474 SF

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URBAN: denotes a characteristic or quality of the built environment in cities QUOTIENT: the degree to which a specified quality or characteristic is present

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URBAN QUOTIENT Urban Quotient (UQ) is a full-service architecture firm whose mission is to design and promote equitable environments. Through our multi-disciplinary approach, which includes urban design, landscape, planning, and development, we seek to create work that expresses both the specificity of place and the complexity of forces that shape the built environment. We believe that thoughtful, intelligent architecture encompasses a rigorous approach to producing high-quality design, a thorough knowledge of construction in the field, and an advocacy role for social responsibility in policy and urban development.

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