Rick Meghiddo, Ruth Meghiddo, Meghiddo Architects, www.architectureawareness.com , www.rick-RE.com , www.naturaltowergarden.com , Long Beach, adaptive reuse

On a major intersection of Downtown Long Beach an adaptive reuse of an industrial building was conceived to be converted into a retail area at the street level, and two lofts above it. Solar collectors were designed to provide electricity while serving as a site-specific artwork at the same time.