was created because after years of solid growth, the gourmet jelly beans hit a bump in the road about two years ago.
PROJECT: Ziani, Newport Coast, Calif.; SIZE: 20.3 acres; TOTAL UNITS: 168; SALES STARTED: May 2003; SALES THROUGH JUNE 2004: 168; PRICES: $553,705 to $1,125,000; UNIT SIZE: 1,622 to 2,587 square feet; BUILDER: Brookfield Homes Southland, Costa Mesa, Calif.; DEVELOPER: The Irvine Co., Irvine, Calif.; ARCHITECT: JBZ
Architects + Planning, Newport Beach, Calif.; LAND PLANNER: TRG Land Resource, Newport Beach; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: The Collaborative West, San Clemente, Calif.; INTERIOR Design Line Interiors, San Diego
Builder/Developer: William Lyon Homes, Newport Beach, Calif.; Architect: JBZ
Architecture Planning, Newport Beach; Land planner: EDAW, Irvine, Calif.
"The lot didn't give us much to work with, so we had to make it as visually expansive as possible," says JBZ
principal Don Jacobs.
CATEGORY: Active adult community; ENTRANT/BUILDER/DEVELOPER: Standard Pacific Gallery Communities, Irvine, Calif.; DEVELOPER: Catellus Residential Group & Talega Associates, Irvine; ARCHITECT: JBZ
Architecture + Planning, Newport Beach, Calif.; LAND PLANNER: RBF, Irvine; LANDSCAPE ARCHITECHT: The Collaborative West, San Clemente, Calif.; INTERIOR DESIGNER: Saddleback Interiors, Corona del Mar, Calif.
"All of the faux materials are getting much more refined in quality," says Don Jacobs, principal of JBZ
Architecture & Planning in Newport Beach, Calif.
"In several of our Arizona and Nevada projects, where the largest SUVs are popular, we're doing 8-foot doors and going to 21 feet wide and 23 feet deep rather than the standard 20 by 20," reports Eric Zuziak, a principal at JBZ
Architects in Newport Beach, Calif.
To AVOID A MONOTONOUS SEA OF GARAGE doors, to which buyers at this $450,000-plus price range would surely object, JBZ
Architects designed an arched porte cochere and a rear garage.
Architect Don Jacobs, principal of JBZ
Architecture in Newport Beach, Calif., first created living quarters over a garage 15 years ago to satisfy a community's affordable housing requirement, then a few years later put a suite in a TND designed by new-urbanist architect Peter Calthorpe.
Project: Ladera Ranch, Orange County, Calif.; Size: 4,000 acres; Developer: Rancho Mission Viejo, San Juan Capistrano, Calif.; Builders: Brookfield Homes, Costa Mesa, Calif.; John Laing Homes, Irvine, Calif.; William Lyon Homes, San Ramon, Calif.; SeaCountry Homes, Newport Beach, Calif.; Shea Homes, Walnut, Calif.; Standard Pacific Homes, San Diego; Taylor Woodrow Homes, Laguna Hills, Calif.; Warmington Homes, Costa Mesa; Architects: William Hezmalhalch Architects, Irvine; Robert Hidey Architects, Irvine; Bassenian Lagoni Architects, Newport Beach; McLarand, Vasquez & Partners, Costa Mesa; JBZ
Architecture and Planning, Newport Beach; The Woodley Group, Irvine; Dawson Hannouche Pate, Newport Beach; Land planners: EDAW, Irvine; Landscape architect: Land Concern, Santa Ana, Calif.
Builder: Terravita Homes Construction, Scottsdale, Ariz.; Developer: Bellasera Corp., Scottsdale; Architect JBZ
Architecture + Planning, Newport Beach, Calif; Land planner: UVA Urban Design Studio, Scottsdale
Project: Spring Street at Stonecrest Village; Sales started: July 1997; Total number of units: 60; Number released: 31; Sales through September 1997: 30; Price: $234,900 to $285,000; Unit size: 1,581 to 2,364 square feet; Density: 7.8 units an acre; Developer/Builder: California Pacific Homes, San Diego; Architect: JBZ
Dorius Architects, Irvine, Calif.; Landscape architect: Robert Goto & Associates, San Clemente, Calif.; Interior designer: DESIGN-TEC, Costa Mesa, Calif.; Market research: Marketscape Research & Consulting, San Diego; Ad agency: Hayes-Martin & Associates, Costa Mesa; Local market Information: The Meyers Group, San Diego