Posts Tagged ‘Diplomat SRO’

Rebuilding Exchange Promotes Sustainable Deconstruction at Diplomat SRO

Landon Bone Baker Architects is collaborating with the Rebuilding Exchange (RX) on the design and production of reclaimed wood furniture and fixtures for the Diplomat SRO project. Using salvaged wood joists and framing material from the construction site, RX is producing 51 small dining tables, 51 personal mirrors, and coffee and game tables for the…

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Archi-treasures, Thresholds Explore Meaning of Home at the Diplomat SRO

Last week, LBBA’s Jeff Bone and Victor Jimenez participated in the first Archi-treasures workshop for the Diplomat SRO project. The Diplomat, a formerly ill-maintained single-room occupancy building, is being reinvented as the Fred and Pamela Buffett Place; a 51-unit, sustainably-designed supportive housing facility for persons at risk of homelessness or struggling with mental illness. As…

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Demolition Begins at the Diplomat SRO

Construction is officially underway at the Diplomat SRO. The building’s transformation is focused on providing residential units and supportive services for veterans and at-risk individuals with mental illness. Amenities will include ground floor resident supportive services, a community space/lobby, an exterior courtyard, a roof garden and deck, offices, a common laundry room, a computer lab,…

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