The Miller|Hull Partnership - Safari Drive in Scottsdale, Arizona Print
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Set within a suburban setting, the project addresses the issue of distance between residential dwellings and commercial spaces. While the complex is mostly composed of residential units, small commercial functions – live/work lofts and ground floor retail spaces – are injected into the project, contributing a shared energy to the public spaces.
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Outdoor rooms, shaped and shaded by the enclosing buildings, are the organizing framework for the project. Native, drought-tolerant landscaping is provided throughout the development. Exterior_a

A “cool tower” passively cools a public courtyard with a simple, wind-driven technology borrowed from Middle-Eastern desert vernacular, and provides prospect and visual focus for the project. The project has been certified by Scottsdale’s Green Building Program for Multifamily Dwellings.

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Project Size: 165 condominium units and amenities totaling approximately 325,000 gross square-feet of building area (Phase 1 and 2 combined) on a 4.81 acre site (34 units/acre). Completed Phase 1: 5 buildings; 95 condominium units (ranging from 800 square-feet to 2300 square-feet each), 17,000 square-feet of live work lofts and 10,000 square-feet of retail space.



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