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Light Box

Posted: October 3, 2018 | Projects

On a gritty stretch of Venice Boulevard in Los Angeles, the Pacific Shore Property Management office sits on a previously vacant 2,500-square-foot infill commercial parcel. Dubbed the “Light Box” for its simple geometry slotted in acknowledgment of the natural solar conditions, the 2,200-square-foot office for the boutique property management firm discreetly slips into the streetscape of tightly packed auto body shops, neon sign fabricators, digital printers, and various light commercial businesses. The design expands upon the urban texture of the street, while also carving out a bright, naturally-illuminated respite for the office staff and their clientele.

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SBN Near Detector Building

Posted: October 1, 2018 | Projects

Fermilab embarked on an ambitious program to further explore the most abundant particle in the universe: the neutrino. This program, using the existing Fermilab neutrino beamline, required the construction of two new buildings separated by about 500 meters. Each building was designed to house the unique program for two exceptionally different neutrino detectors. The SBN Near Detector Building is to contain and support the future of neutrino detector research.

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Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona Office Building

Posted: September 28, 2018 | Projects

The Jewish Federation of Southern Arizona (JFSA) managed for many long years to operate out of a sprawling former residence in Tucson, Arizona. Performing administrative, educational, philanthropic, and community functions heroically in the cramped, outdated quarters, it was finally JFSA’s turn to develop a new 19,000-square-foot office building.

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Posted: September 26, 2018 | Projects

Pate Design Group was retained in 2016 by Brightfire, an Atlanta-based website and digital marketing company, to coordinate and design their new office space just a few miles down the road in Suwanee, Georgia.

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Copiah County Medical Center

Posted: September 24, 2018 | Projects

Copiah County Medical Center, formerly Hardy Wilson Memorial Hospital, has provided quality patient-focused services to residents of Hazlehurst, Mississippi, and Copiah County for more than five decades.

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