Located in the Gulf-coast community of WaterSound, this 3,544-square-foot cottage utilizes modular construction with 80% of the structure complete upon arrival. A courtyard and covered walk link the garage and home, and eight-foot-deep porches embrace views to the forest landscape and golf course. The kitchen opens onto dining and living areas anchoring the heart of the home. A family entrance features a workroom with clever storage, an island for dropping off groceries, and a pet-feeding center.
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Located in Houston’s River Oaks neighborhood, Gables West Ave offers a vibrant urban context for a seven-story, mixed-use building comprised of 397 luxury rental residences, offices, restaurants and shops. A promenade lined with palm trees runs through the building’s spine, and an open porte-cochere marks the main entry. An eight-level parking deck has separate access for residents and retail customers. Residential amenities include a fitness center, a rooftop pool and dining terrace with views of downtown.
A dynamic environment for a prestigious law firm, LRK’s scheme blends antique furniture with the high Modernist aesthetic of the building. A sophisticated palette of neutral finishes highlights the clean lines of the interior architecture and provides a backdrop for the firm’s art collection. Reception areas and conference rooms take advantage of views of the Mississippi River, while administrative functions are located on one floor, centrally located between five floors of attorney offices.
With a contemporary design and open, light filled floor plan, the amenity center is intended as a gathering place for the Waterset community. It provides a café, fitness facility, pool, information center, playground, screened pavilion, pier, and views to the lake beyond. Targeting the post recession home buyer, the development focuses on quality of life, offering a variety of parks and easy access to schools, shopping, dining, and amenities such as the 6-mile Greenway and Waterset Trailhead.
Once a vital distribution center for the Mid-South, the 1,500,000-square-foot historic Sears building (1927) has been dormant for over 20 years. A herculean revitalization effort is now moving forward thanks to an extraordinary collaboration of local institutions. LRK is working with a non-profit arts-based organization and its partners to redevelop the 10–story building into a “vertical urban village” that integrates residential, commercial, retail, health and wellness, arts and culture, and education. The design weaves a purposeful collection of diverse tenants and varied uses into a precedent-setting mixed-use community that will serve as an anchor and catalyst for further revitalization and economic development in the surrounding neighborhood.
Saddle Creek Shops, widely regarded as the first lifestyle center developed in the US, is undergoing an expansion and renovation designed to enhance the existing shops and restaurants of this premier shopping district. Saddle Creek’s 140,000 square feet of shopping and dining venues are set in a walkable pedestrian-oriented landscape with a timeless blend of contemporary and transitional architecture, all within the City of Germantown’s Smart Growth District.