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Category: Mixed Use

  • 02
    Dec

    How to Design Mixed-Use Buildings

    Wanting a mixed-use building is one thing but creating the design is another. This is one angle a lot of people fail in lately. They forget it’s not about the willingness or the financial capacity to set up a mixed-use development. But having the right design matters. In this...

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  • 30
    Nov

    Top 5 Reasons People are Choosing Mixed Use Buildings

    This is now the era where you have the concept of a mixed-use building thrive more than normal buildings. Mixed-use development is a big thing nowadays. It seems to be having its moment right now and doesn’t seem to backing down.  In recent years, people now prefer to work...

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  • 25
    Nov

    Construction Documents for Mixed-Use Buildings

    A huge number of buildings constructed in recent times are mixed-use buildings. A lot of people spend their time in a mixed-use building without knowing that’s what it is. The concept of a mixed-use building might be old but still, the industrial age has played a role in it....

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  • 24
    Nov

    Types of Mixed-Use Development

    A mixed-use building is a pedestrian-friendly development. This type of structure blends in two or more either residential, cultural, commercial, or industrial uses. Mixed-use development is the type of planning strategy that grows a community. It fosters development that serves public health, the environment, and the economy.  Although the...

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  • 23
    Nov

    Advantages of Mixed-Use Buildings

    Until the 1920s, the United States had a plethora of mixed-use structures. When the automobile became the primary mode of transportation, these structures were no longer considered necessary or desirable. At the start of the 1980s, many engineers and building designers wanted to stimulate economic growth and improve quality...

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  • 22
    Nov

    What Makes Mixed-Use Properties Efficient?

    Since the 1920s, mixed-use buildings have become the most common constructions in urban areas. Although, there are available new lines of urban planning with modern civilization. This is depending on the separation between the different uses. It’s all in a bid to offer the most usage of space. Mixed-use buildings...

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  • 17
    Nov

    HVAC and Mechanical Consideration for Mixed-Use Building Design

    In the present-day real estate market, commercial buildings have become more mixed-use buildings. Providing not only commercial business spaces but also residential spaces. These improvements bring forth changes in MEP designs and HVAC systems. The need for a heating and cooling system that can accommodate both commercial and residential...

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  • 11
    Nov

    Fire Safety Tips for Hotels and Mixed-Use Buildings

    The conflict between life safety and security always poses a big challenge. Each year, several hotels and mixed-use buildings report cases of fire outbreaks. These reoccurring issues of nasty fires in buildings are the reason any top hotel design firm will opt for fire safety measures. The aim is...

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  • 08
    Nov

    Mixed-Use Development: A Driving Trend in Cities and Suburbs

    As the name implies, mixed-use building refers to structures with a blend of business, residential and retail spaces. It is often found in pedestrian-friendly environments. Sometimes referred to as the ‘live-work-play environment’. This is because it allows people of different facets of life to coexist in the same space. ...

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  • 20
    Oct

    Mixed-Use Development Challenges

    The construction of mixed-use buildings keeps increasing daily with its ever-growing need. Mixed-use development seems to be transforming both suburban and urban areas. Which also adds to its increasing popularity. Across the U.S alone, it has a high surging rate as you can find a number in most cities. ...

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