NEW COMMUNITIES

Architecture and design profoundly influence the quality of community life, from buildings to campuses to districts. AXIA has developed settlements that are specific to site and user, and in tune with their built and natural surroundings.

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PLACE LALLA YEDDOUNA

FEZ, MOROCCO / 2011

This awarded competition entry was for the two-phase “Place Lalla Yeddouna International Design Competition” in Fez, Morocco, located at the nucleus of the UNESCO Heritage Site within the city limits […]

MARY SHELLEY HOUSE

TORONTO, ONTARIO / 2019

The restoration and adaptation of this house, completed in 1889 by Casa Loma architect E.J Lennox, served the purpose of dignified housing to those in need […]

BIOCLIMATIC SCHOOL

HERAKLEION, CRETE / 2012

Throughout the history of the built environment, the courtyard typology is characterized by the universality of its use. In hotter climates it has provided a model for passive cooling through cross ventilation, heat exhaust, and the creation of a microclimate […]

HENGQIN ISLAND

ZHUHAI, CHINA / 2017

In September 2013, President Xi Jingpin of the People’s Republic of China has announced his vision of the Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st Century Martime Silk Road […]

NARROW LOT HOUSES

EDMONTON, CANADA / 2017

These urban infill houses are conceived in response to recent changes to City of Edmonton bylaws, which now allow for the division of wider lots (over 50’) into 25’ wide parcels. These changes are particularly pronounced in Edmonton’s mature neighborhoods, in this case the picturesque area of Riverdale […]

BADEL BLOCK HOUSING

ZAGREB, CROATIA / 2012

This master plan recognizes Badel Block’s potential to engage with and nourish its social, physical, and economic context.  The site now finds itself largely in a state of limbo, undefined and inaccessible to the rest of Zagreb, yet rich with potential as a meaningful and reinvigorated part of the whole […]

APEXAIR CAMECO RESIDENCE

NANTONG, CHINA / 2016

Developed as part of a Master Plan for the ApexAir campus at Nantong International Airport, thIs residential development will house 300 employees employed in the engineering and refurbishment of business jets […]