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   AIA Nevada Design & Service Awards Archive -> 2007 awards -> Unicahome showroom

       NEVADA AIA DESIGN AWARDS 2007        


Entry number: UB07002
Project Name: Unicahome showroom
Location: Las Vegas NV
Building Type: Commercial
Completion Date: January 2008
Architect:  assemblageSTUDIO

Sustainable Description

Design Team:
Architect: assemblageSTUDIO
Electrical Engineer: TJK Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Petty Engineering
Structural Engineer: Mendenhall Smith


Narrative/Project Description:
The design is straight forward, not boastful, but with an emphasis of clean lines embellished with great modern furniture…simple and to the point.

Elegant platforms which evaluate specific furniture arrangements fold into backdrop walls and ceiling elements. Graphics are incorporated onto the walls, much like paintings in one’s home to compliment the furniture. The material palette is kept simple; white walls and ceilings, white ceramic tile platforms, and clear polygala panels. The palette maintains the simplicity of design as well as the refinement of thought. The furniture is the focus throughout because of the attention paid to the clarity of the deign

Sustainability Description:

  • Mechanical ductwork uses “duct sox,” a fabric duct that can be reused, cleaned and reinstalled as well as providing a continuous vent which decreases the HVAC/ELECTRICAL CONSUMPTION, the system enable easy tenant remodel using the same components.
  • Daylighting is filtered throughout the interior thought existing skylights and large east facing glazing
  • Existing walls and roof have added insulation to increase efficiency of the building envelope.
  • Low-e glazing was used by the original developer.

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Material in ASL Library: Form Core Boards, Project Description Form, Exteriors Photos, Location Map, Site Plan, Floor Plan, and Interior Photos

These images are low-resolution reproductions of the images provided for the AIA Nevada Design Awards. All materials should be considered copyrighted and may not be reproduced or used without permission.

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