Luminous Loft Living
Midtown could soon be getting a housing development with a difference, as award-winning architect Rand Elliott embarks on his first multi-family home design.
The dramatic design of Full Moon has skywatching in mind, as the 10 living spaces surround a 42-foot oculus complete with a skywalk.
Elliott explains that it’s a space where a group of people can get together to watch the sun rise or set. He adds: “It’s not just a building to occupy a site, it’s an experience.”
With Lingo Construction Services as the contractor, architects Elliott + Associates have designed the eight Full Moon lofts and two garden flats on a remnant piece of narrow land … which has had its challenges. Elliott explains: “What if you could take something nobody wanted and turn it into a beautiful, original piece of architecture you could call home?
“The property at 322 NW 12th was described as unusable and largely discarded. But the narrow nature of the lot created opportunities. It demanded creative answers and careful attention to detail to ensure a sense of luxury and livability. The oculus creates a soaring feeling; it will be exciting.”
Reserved resident parking will be across the street, and OKC’s new transit line will feature a stop on the same block.
Residents will share an enclosed ground-level courtyard and garden in the space, which is due to be available for leasing later this year.
Find out more about the project in this interview with Rand Elliott
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