Permits have been filed to build a new single-family dwelling at 8156 Skyline Boulevard, a vacant parcel on the Oakland Hills by Montclair. The hills have been a historically valuable destination for suburban development with remarkable views across the Bay despite the risks posed by wildfires. John Clark Architects is responsible for the design.
Art Gensler, the founder and namesake for the global architecture firm, passed away in Marin County on May 10th, 2021, at age 85. The San Francisco-based architect founded Gensler with his wife Drue Gensler and their associate, James Follett, in 1965. Over the decades, Gensler has grown to be consistently ranked among the largest studios in the world since the 0s and has worked on many projects that have shaped the Bay Area’s built environment.
The Santa Clara Planning Commission has been recommended to approve plans for 2354 Calle Del Mundo in the Tasman East Specific Plan area at the northern edge of Santa Clara. The eight-story building is expected to add 89 new units near Lafayette Street as part of the rising neighborhood of potentially over four thousand apartments. If approved, it will become the latest of eleven proposals for the area. Long Beach-based Ensemble Real Estate Investments is responsible for the development.
San Jose Planning Commission will review the site plan and conditional use permits seeking the approval of an assisted living facility at 3315 Almaden Expressway in San Jose. The project proposal includes the demolition of a commercial building spanning 44,488 square feet, removal of 21 ordinance-size trees, and the construction of an assisted living facility. Urbal Architecture is responsible for the design concepts and construction.
Residential home builders Landsea Homes, announced today the acquisition of 182 homesites at the Alameda Marina master-planned community in Alameda, California. The project proposed at the site will offer townhomes for sale in two different neighborhoods. The city specifically designated Alameda Marina LLC for mixed-use redevelopment as well as multifamily housing.