Innovative Urban Infill Housing

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Innovative Urban Infill Housing

  1. 1. Innovative Urban Infill Housing • ULI Fall Conference 2011-PechaKucha • Dan Parolek, Principal, Opticos Design Sheet #1
  2. 2. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAThe ProblemHow do you creativelyinfill an 18’ deep x 350’lot left over from tearingdown a freeway? And doso with a contextual andgreen approach? Sheet #1
  3. 3. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAThe Remedy• 4 Interlocking Units• Unit size: 950 SF to 1,200 SF• All Units are 2 stories Sheet #1
  4. 4. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAThe Remedy• Each unit has a two-story outdoor terrace that can be shuttered Sheet #1
  5. 5. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAThe Remedy• Each unit has a flex-room that can be a home office or guest bedroom that is accessed directly from the terrace• Sheet #1
  6. 6. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAThe Remedy• Green building components: Passive heating and cooling, solar, green roofs• High-quality urban living Sheet #1
  7. 7. Micro-Liner: Creating Value on Land that Has None Octavia Boulevard: San Francisco, CAApplicationOn urban fragments ofland nationwide.• Parking structures• Utility buildings• Activating Sheet #1
  8. 8. Urban Courtyards:Livermore Village and Yield Maximizing Quality Livermore Village: Livermore, CA Creating a Catalyst for Downtown Revitalization Tom Dolan Architects Project: This project converts a dead strip mall in the heart of Reference The Problem downtown Livermore into a vibrant mixed-use, artisan-oriented neighborhood, as well as a transit-oriented development due to its Marc Roberts Community Development Director Converting a dead strip mall within proximity to the ACE commuter rail station. City of Livermore Community Development Department a small town and architecture for ainto a Program: Urban design downtown 5.5-acre catalyst site 1052 S. Livermore Avenue in downtown Livermore consisting of 281 residential units, 6,000 Livermore, CA 94550 vibrant mixed-usespace. The program includes sf of retail, and 4,500 sf of artists’ community that 925.960.4400 a mixture of building types including live-work, townhomes, mroberts@ci.livermore.ca.us relates over flats, and courtyard podium buildings. In the townhomes to its context in scale and Opticos Project Team courtyard podium buildings, the units are stacked above a parking character unit liners and are arranged to form a series of podium with flex Daniel Parolek, Principal courtyards onto which the majority of the units open. The project Christopher Janson, Associate • 5.5 acres: Dead units to allow for the future com- also incorporates live-work flex mall mercial expansion of downtown and a park-lift system to meet • Back demand for a main street block the parking side of higher density building in a compact footprint. • Untested urban market: Need Creating a Catalyst for Downtown Revitalization Approved by the City of Livermore City Council, November 2006. high-quality solution Project: This project converts a dead strip mall in the heart of downtown Livermore into a vibrant mixed-use, artisan-oriented neighborhood, as well as a transit-oriented development due to its Reference Marc Roberts Community Development Director proximity to the ACE commuter rail station. City of Livermore Community Development Departmentns of Program: Urban design and architecture for a 5.5-acre catalyst site in downtown Livermore consisting of 281 residential units, 6,000 1052 S. Livermore Avenue Livermore, CA 94550um sf of retail, and 4,500 sf of artists’ space. The program includes 925.960.4400 a mixture of building types including live-work, townhomes,h townhomes over flats, and courtyard podium buildings. In the mroberts@ci.livermore.ca.us courtyard podium buildings, the units are stacked above a parking Opticos Project Team podium with flex unit liners and are arranged to form a series of Daniel Parolek, Principal- courtyards onto which the majority of the units open. The project Christopher Janson, Associateof also incorporates live-work flex units to allow for the future com- mercial expansion of downtown and a park-lift system to meett: the parking demand for a higher density building in a compact footprint. o-ment Approved by the City of Livermore City Council, November 2006. Opticos Design, Inc. Above: Elevations of Sheet #1 courtyard podium buildings, which
  9. 9. Urban Courtyards: Maximizing Quality and Yield Livermore Village: Livermore, CA Tom Dolan ArchitectsThe Remedy Various Housing Units AccessedInnovative courtyard housing type Off a Courtyardwith flexible ground floor spaces• 281 units (2 & 3 bedroom town- houses, studio-2 bedroom flats, Corridor-Accessed Flats Along Street live-work units)• 6,000 SF of ground floor retail• 4,500 SF of artist space Parking (Park-LIfts)• 20,000 SF of office space• Winner of the 2008 “Making Cities Live-Work Units Livable Award” Flex Liner Sheet #1
  10. 10. Urban Courtyards: Maximizing Quality and Yield Livermore Village: Livermore, CA P h a s e O n e : C o u r t y a r d H o u s i n g Ty p e Tom Dolan ArchitectsThe Remedy Townhouses mixed with flats toProviding Quality Urban Living provide greater variety of hous- ing• Courtyard-Accessed Units 2 levels of parking• Minimizing long, dark corridor access Variety of massing at courtyards Flex units screen parking Section through Podium Building A North-South cut looking East Courtyard Parking Sheet #1
  11. 11. Urban Courtyards: Maximizing Quality and Yield Livermore Village: Livermore, CA Tom Dolan ArchitectsThe Remedy Various Housing Units AccessedAddressing constrained lot size Off a Courtyard• Utilizing park-lifts Corridor-Accessed Flats Along Street Parking (Park-LIfts) Live-Work Units Courtyard Podium Building A - SecBuilding A - Building Section Looking EastScale: 1" = 10-0" Flat Roof Terrace Flat Townhome Flat Flat Flat Flat Courtyard Surface Parking Ramp Surface Parking Flex Liner Flex Unit Park-lifts Park-liftsBuilding A - Building Section Looking West Sheet #1 Feet 5 10 15 20Scale: 1" = 10-0

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