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Rike Residence

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The “Rike Residence” is a collaboration between Baldinger Architectural Studio and Jim Rike, a contractor, with whom we have had a long and successful professional relationships.

The house is a cubist raw structure of Concrete, Steel and Glass, designed as laboratory and a container for an uninhibited living and entertaining environment.

The house flows spatially, horizontally and vertically, interconnecting the various activity centers as well as the outdoor spaces.

The end result is a masculine composition of exposed steel, concrete, wood, mechanical and electrical equipment executed in a monochromatic palate of material to serve as a back drop to a rich and eclectic art and furniture collection.

Sanchez Residence

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The “Sanchez Residence” is in the final stages of design.

The house is located in the Phoenix Arcadia area and replaces an older structure that has occupied the lot since the 1950’s

Designed for a young professional couple, and intended to accommodate their future needs as the family grows.

The house is centered on and takes advantage of a north facing courtyard, creating a total living environment with an expansive living space to controls view and privacy.

Other notable features are cantilevered roof, clear story windows, minimalist palate of materials and details.

Just published

The Italian magazine TSPORT, an international magazine of sport and recreational facilities, has published the Virginia G. Piper Sport and Center for Persons with Disabilities in its latest issue.

The eight page cover story under the headings “An Urban Center in Arizona” highlights the SpoFit mission, its unique ADA features, innovative design and technical features.

This is the second Italian publication that has noticed our Disability Empowermrnt Center of Arizona outstanding design. Cer -International, promoted by “Confindustria Ceramica” has featured the first phase of this campus, the Disability Empowerment Center of Arizona in it fall/winter 2009 issue.