Almost moved in to the new office space. (Taken with Instagram at Tellis Pharmacy)
Adaptive reuse of a former television production studio, repurposed for offices, as the next generation of the Flagship coworking space. Completed in collaboration with Brown Architecture. Interior design, graphic design and branding.
Mixson CourtyardA public courtyard design for the Mixson neighborhood, unifying a group of 7 residences.
Adaptive reuse of a retail box, transformed into an office incubator for technology startups. Project emphasized simplicity, natural light and low-cost materials, finished on budget and within only 8 weeks of construction time. Interior design, graphic design and branding.
Irish Hill Neighborhood Extension
Competition entry for a neighborhood extension and land reclamation of a former industrial site in Louisville, KY. For Public House Projects, designed with Ryan Wilson.
Status: Competition Entry
Website design to help job seekers in the technology fields relocate to Charleston, SC. Launch site
Design study for the rehabilitation of a failed subdivision. At the time of study, the existing subdivision was 1/3 built, with most homes in foreclosure. We proposed changes to increase density, narrow streets, add parking and plant trees. To be executed in public/private partnership.
Status: Study complete
Athens: A Natural Future
Magazine feature envisioning a future for downtown Athens, GA. Published in the Winter 2009 issue of Young, Foxy & Free.
Bahamas new townAlternate plans for a new neighborhood in the Bahamas
Items of interest from Jacob Lindsey in Charleston, SC.
Sustainable external passive solar louvre system and sight line barrier. (AKA porch screen) (Taken with Instagram)
Natural Future in dry dock for repairs
Friends: Natural Future is on indefinite hold due to obligations in the studio. Over the past few months, I’ve udpated less and less, and our workload simply doesn’t permit me to keep it up. Rather than posting sporadically, I’ve decided to put the blog on hold.
Both I/Jacob and Fabric will return to some kind of presence on the web, whether it’s here or in a new form. In the meantime, I will be running the now-busy practice that is the Fabric Urban Design Office. Thanks to all the friends, supporters and clients who continue to make this possible, despite the odds.
Venice in a day.
Charleston received yet another moment in the spotlight from Fast Company magazine yesterday, which included mentions of the Flagship offices that we designed.
“Despite being the 75th largest metro area in the U.S., Charleston is ranked in the top 10 fastest growing cities for software and Internet technology, according to the Charleston Regional Development Alliance.” (via Introducing “Silicon Harbor”: Charleston, SC, Home Of TwitPic And Amazon’s CreateSpace | Fast Company)
Motoi Yamamoto’s “Return to the Sea: Saltworks” — Spoleto Festival USA, with installation by our students at the Clemson School of Architecture.Installation begins at 4:55.
For those watching the housing market, this newly released map gives a novel look at where distressed properties exist in America.
Coverage from the NYT on our nation’s now-documented preference for urban lifestyles.
I'm an urban designer based in Charleston, SC. As a practitioner, my goal is to build sustainable cities through applied design.
My company is called FabricUDO, and I previously worked as the lead designer at Keane & Co. for 6 years.
My work has focused on master planning, land development strategy, architectural representation, identity consultation and teaching.
My clients tend to be visionaries. They are developers, mayors, conservationists, city planners and entrepreneurs.
When the weather's good, I'll either be filling my sketchbook or sailing in Charleston harbor.