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UNLV Libraries Main Page -> Architecture Studies Library -> Las Vegas Guides and Collections -> Las Vegas Architects and Buildings Database -> Projects

Unicahome showroom

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Location:
Las Vegas, NV
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Contractors: Electrical Engineer: TJK Consulting Engineers
Mechanical Engineer: Petty Engineering
Structural Engineer: Mendenhall Smith
Architectural Elements: * 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.
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
Award(s) Won:
Extra Note: AIA Nevada Design Awards (2007) Entry No. UB07002, Submission.
UNLV Architecture Studies Library holds: Form Core Boards, Project Identification Form, Photo Release Form, Intern Compensation Disclaimer Form, Project Entry Form, Exteriors Photos, Site Plan, Floor Plans, Interior Photos and CD