Category Archives: Blog Posts

Through the Designer’s Eyes

 By: Joshua Thompson The plight of all architects seems to be calculating and observing a space – and how others interact with that space – before actually enjoying the atmosphere, party or people. Here’s what I mean… Just before sunset, … Continue reading

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Avalon: Product Spotlight

In past blogs we have spoken to the programming, branding continuity, the skating rink and overall place making that contribute to the energy and vibe of Avalon. Additionally, site furniture, fireplaces, fountains, pots, bocce, etc., liberally sprinkled throughout a development … Continue reading

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A Look Back at 2014

At last, in 2014, we were able to say definitively: The Great Recession is behind us. We had many reasons to celebrate at Site solutions this year – new hires, more office space, grand openings and ground breakings. We are … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Wishing everyone happy holidays and looking forward to a busy and productive 2015! Stay tuned for our year in review.

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Overcoming Challenges in Multifamily Amenities

In a prior post titled “Designing Apartment Amenities for Millennials,” we referred to special challenges and the solutions we came up with in designing multifamily amenities in urban areas. Often, the problems presented required us to think more holistically, to … Continue reading

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Around the World Wednesday

A $175 million plan was recently announced for a floating park to join Manhattan’s waterfront. The park, to be known as Pier 55, would live atop a parallelogram-shaped platform 186 feet off the Hudson River shoreline and feature amenities such … Continue reading

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Creating Magical Ice Skating Experiences

Ice skating has become one of the most popular seasonal activities offered at mixed-use centers. Few, if any, actually stop to think about how these temporary rinks come to be and how they are designed. And even fewer realize that … Continue reading

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