Category 'Apartment'

23
May

The Mercantile – Construction Progress – May 2016

Apartment, Bothell, construction, Multifamily, Residential, The Merc, The Mercantile | Comments Off on The Mercantile – Construction Progress – May 2016

The Level 3 post-tension slab is being laid out this week.  The back of the structure is beginning to emerge above ground.The supporting deck is assembled with some shoring along the edges.The concrete walls’ framework and shoring is occupying majority of floor space on site.  The image on the left displays where the new construction […]

22
Mar

The Mercantile – Construction Progress – March 2016

Apartment, Bothell, Breaking ground, construction, foundation, Multifamily, progress, Residential, The Merc, The Mercantile | Comments Off on The Mercantile – Construction Progress – March 2016

Over the past couple weeks the construction team has been pouring the remaining columns of the subgrade garage. The foundation and footings are complete and the second level PT slab will be poured in the next couple weeks.Keep updated with the Mercantile project by clicking here.

29
Feb

The Mercantile – Construction Progress – February 2016

Apartment, Bothell, Breaking ground, construction, Demo, Demolition, Multifamily, Residential, The Merc, The Mercantile | Comments Off on The Mercantile – Construction Progress – February 2016

The Mercantile is starting to take form.  The footings were completed and the columns are being erected at the lower levels.  The construction teams are proceeding to build the concrete garage walls and mapping the plumbing where pipes will puncture through concrete floor slabs and walls.We are excited to see the next steps for The […]

1
Dec

TDX Renovation – Construction Update – November 2015

A building rich in history, this project has been broken up into phases.  We’ve completed the exterior work and have been updating the interior.  Some of the updates include improvements to the laundry room, renovating the main floor restroom and bringing new life to the portico room. Not taking away from the integrity of the […]

23
Nov

The Mercantile – Construction Progress – November 2015

Apartment, Bothell, Breaking ground, construction, Demo, Demolition, Multifamily, Residential, The Merc, The Mercantile | Comments Off on The Mercantile – Construction Progress – November 2015

The Mercantile will be a seven story multifamily apartment building.  The demolition phase has begun in the month of October.  The original building, the Cooperative Mercantile Company, is an unreinforced masonry structure.  The demolition team has been working to preserve the existing brick façade, which will be incorporated into the new design. The windows and […]

9
Nov

Lake Forest Remodel

This rambler, located on a large secluded lot, became the focus of a number of updates to the existing infrastructure. The kitchen and family rooms were updated with modern finishes and the laundry room has been expanded to include dog washing amenities and extra storage. In the bedroom wing, the bathrooms will see a complete […]

19
Oct

Lane Apartments Design Review

Located in the heart of the Northgate Neighborhood, the Lane on fifth Apartments will feature 215 market rate apartments in addition to ground level retail uses.  The project is anchored by a strong retail presence beside the emerging pedestrian streetscape of 5th Avenue NE and generous outdoor amenity spaces including roof deck terraces and a […]

28
Sep

Capitol Hill Remodel – Construction Update

Capitol Hill, construction, Kitchen, Remodel, Renovation, Residential, Seattle, update | Comments Off on Capitol Hill Remodel – Construction Update

Improvements include updating and repairing the exterior with a new modern façade with durable materials over a rainscreen system, enclosing a covered porch, window and door replacements, a new kitchen and updated finishes and fixtures in the home’s bathroom. The construction team has been proficiently working through the summer to complete the exterior work before […]

18
Sep

The Mercantile – Breaking Ground

Apartment, Bothell, Breaking ground, construction, Multifamily, rendering, Residential, The Merc, The Mercantile | Comments Off on The Mercantile – Breaking Ground

We are excited to break ground and start construction on The Mercantile, a six story multifamily apartment building, located in the heart of downtown Bothell at the corner of 102nd & Main. The Mercantile will blend the old with new. Originally the site of the Cooperative Mercantile Company’s first building, ca 1908, the new structure will […]

11
Sep

Venice Beach Completion

California, Grouparchitect, Method Homes, Modular, Prefab, Prefab/Modular, Residential, Venice Beach | Comments Off on Venice Beach Completion

The Venice beach prefab is a two-story 2,300 sf house designed in modules. The components were fabricated offsite and shipped to the homeowner’s property in Venice beach, California. Grouparchitect was engaged to provide modular design consulting and architectural renderings.The upstairs has a breezeway that connects the bedrooms to the outdoor deck, due to California’s constant […]

14
Aug

Leilani Completion

Grouparchitect, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Residential | Comments Off on Leilani Completion

Leilani Apartments adapted its name from the site’s previous occupant, the Leilani Lanes bowling alley.  The large site is bounded by a wide range of adjacent uses and scales, necessitating a multiple-building response to reduce bulk and scale as well as to provide ground level open space.  The project was completed in 2013 and has […]

31
Jul

Lake Sammamish Remodel Completion

This project was a remodel to the existing kitchen of a Lake Sammaish residence. The original home is classic mid-century kitchen renovated into a modern space with clean lines. This gave way to open the floor plan to connect the living room, dinging and kitchen. The Pental Quartz counter space organized the occupied area gracefully with […]

3
Jul

Plateau 120 Rendering Update

Grouparchitect, in progress, Multi-family/Mixed Use, Renderings, Residential, Sammamish, UZDP | Comments Off on Plateau 120 Rendering Update

Plateau 120 is in the midst of design development, there have been a few schematic changes since our last update on the multifamily project. Plateau 120 is a 92-unit apartment building containing 18 affordable housing units and over 14,425 sq ft of retail / office space at the ground level.Adjacent to 228th Avenue and a […]

19
Jun

Clyde Hill Remodel Completion

This project was a custom remodel to an existing home in Clyde Hill.  The original home was a traditional brick house with a similar shingled, pitched roof.  The home’s interior and exterior was completely revamped. A new courtyard and water feature adorn the remodeled vaulted entry and window wall.  The large cantilevering entrance provides coverage […]

5
Jun

SheKnows Blog – May 2015

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One of our projects was recently mentioned in a lifestyle article.  SheKnows is an entertainment blog with a section dedicated towards architectural design that identifies notable projects and ideas. This particular article addressed the effectiveness of utilizing landscape to increase a home’s curb appeal. The project mentioned in the article was a new single family […]

29
May

LIV Apartments – Aerial Photos – May

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The LIV Apartment is complete with the exterior framing and sheathing, the final exterior finishes will be applied during these next few weeks. We are excited and working hard to finish the West Building in preparation of new tenants in the month of July. The construction teams will continue to work on the remaining buildings.The outdoor […]

26
May

LIV Apartments – Construction Update Mid May 2015

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The West Building of the LIV Apartments is ready for occupants in July which is right around the corner. The construction team has been putting the final touches on the West Building’s units and amenity spaces. Construction will continue on the East, West, and South buildings. The vast majority of the exterior for the North, […]

15
May

Capitol Hill Apartments – Construction Update – April

Capitol Hill, Capitol Hill Apartments, Construction Update, in progress, Multifamily, Post Tension Slab, Residential, Seattle | Comments Off on Capitol Hill Apartments – Construction Update – April

Our Capitol Hill Apartment complex has made a lot of progress since our last update.  Our design team was able to go down to the site to witness the construction process and document the project’s progress over a couple weeks.The foundation work is complete and the lower level is beginning to take form.  The foundation walls […]

8
May

Northwest Green Home Tour 2015 Recap

Events, Home Tour, Method Homes, Modular, Phinney Ridge, Prefab, Prefab/Modular, Residential | Comments Off on Northwest Green Home Tour 2015 Recap

One of Grouparchitect’s Option Series prefab homes was in the 2015 NW Green Home Tour. Our project was a prefab single family home located in Phinney Ridge. The design was in collaboration with Method Homes and Heartwood Builders. The tour was a success with about 300 attendees just at our location. In celebration, some of our […]

30
Apr

LIV Apartments – Construction Update Mid April 2015

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The LIV Apartments is an ongoing multi-family project in Bellevue. This month the landscape components are starting to take form. The main plaza has corten steel planters lining the pedestrian path towards the main entry. The corten steel planters are a reoccurring element throughout the public gathering areas.The upper deck can be accessed from the […]