Maya Apartments
Oakland, California

The overall shape of the building was informed by a desire to respect the adjacent residential properties and avoid the typical “wedding cake” solution to a zero-shadow impact goal. The building form is broken down through vertical articulations informed by the program and property line. Small, varied step-backs allow sunlight to reach the adjacent residential site while also creating outdoor spaces for the building. Balcony carve-outs and windows are based on a shifted symmetry checkerboard pattern. Careful attention was given to the material selection in order to achieve a simplified articulation and sense of transparency on the facade. 

SIZE:
39,000 SF,  47 units

KEY FEATURES:
Ground Floor Retail


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CALIFORNIA OFFICE

360 17th Street, Suite 200
Oakland, California 94612

tel : 510.836.5400
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HAWAII OFFICE

76 N King Street, Suite 204
Honolulu, Hawaii 96817

tel : 808.769.6808
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