39 Studios over 2500sf Restaurant.
3 stories underground parking.
Santa Monica, CA. 2006-2011.
in 2006 daveed kapoor was commissioned to design a mixed use building at sixth and arizona in downtown santa monica. given the 100'x75' footprint and 60' height limit, ownership believed 23 units could fit on the site. utopiad.org was able to accomodate 39 studio apartments (from 420 to 869sf) + 2,500sf corner restaurant on the sidewalk. each studio unit has its own private outdoor space. working with englekirk structural engineers, daveed designes