Presented with a former parking lot on the edge of a historic arts district, Archimania let context and site be its guide. The result is this five-unit, live/work townhouse project highlighted by polished concrete masonry blocks, metal bays, and glass storefronts that merge with the existing architecture of the industrial buildings in the district. Intended for live/work use, each three-level home is marked by bays and front-loaded balconies that address the street. “I like the way they stand out with the façade,” one judge commented.

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dishwasher, oven, and refrigerator: GE,; doors and windows: Kawneer,; exterior siding (custom): Galvalume,; flooring: PALRAM,; garage doors: Overhead Door,; hvac equipment: Frigidaire,; insulation: Owens Corning,; lighting fixtures: Lightolier,; paints/stains/wall finishes: Sherwin-Williams,; roofing: GAF,; skylights: Duo-Gard,