Architects Orange Partner, Ken Smith, and Principal, Richard Clarke, spoke at a round table discussion at the 2016 ICSC Center-Build Conference focused on dissecting the millennial generation and how they affect the retail environment. Understanding the demographic first was key to getting a grasp on the shift in the retail industry. These insights revealed that this largest living generation has a few distinct behaviors that will play into our analysis later.
Recently, AO principals Tobin Symmank and Jason Rupp attended the J+R Group Ground Breaking Ceremony to begin construction on the parking structure for our upcoming 2525 Main project in Irvine.
AO’s parking structure team has worked hard to get to this point, congratulations team!
Our approach to the 582-unit mixed-use project for Anton DevCo was to create buildings that were dynamic and sculptural in architectural form and style. We achieved this through the use complementary curves, varying angles in multiple dimensions and a sleek contemporary materials palette.