Multi-Family Housing, Ann Arbor, Michigan
The Maple Road Apartments design is a four story, 79 unit apartment building that will front North Maple Road and act as a gateway into the city. The site is a combintation of 4 parcels, of which 3 will be annexed from Scio Township to the city of Ann Arbor. The site is near several schools of all education levels, convenient transit and bike path access, near to grocery stores and restaurants, and several large parks.
Our design philosophy incorporates sustainability, affordable housing and solar availability into every layout decision we make, and we emphasize the preservation of natural features such as landmark trees on site whenever possible. We recognize the detremental nature of auto-centric development and have made efforts to curb automobile use for our future residents.
Our layout aspires to present a development standard that reflects the current needs and values of the city and its residents while adhereing to the values of pedestrian friendly design. We are committed to innovative design goals, green certifications and the use of sustainable materials in our construction methods.
SITE ANALYSIS The site is approximately 27 minutes away to Downtown Ann Arbor via bus. Within a 1 mile radius there are plenty of amenities including: Wines Elementary School, Forsythe Middle School and Skyline High School, as well as restaurants, gyms, grocery stores, banks, pharmacies and public parks.
LOBBY INTERIOR RENDERINGS
CLUBHOUSE INTERIOR RENDERINGS
Bike repair shop, community gym
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