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ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView -10th Annual Architecture Festival

ArchitectureView by Barrett Lipomi Design impacts nearly every aspect of our lives. So naturally investing in good design enhances our lives and improves our community. When buildings, parks, roadways, and signs are well designed they add to our lives and become something worth encouraging and celebrating. The Modesto Architecture Festival does just that, it’s a […]

By September 6, 2017 Read More →
ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView – New Developments

ArchitectureView By: Barrett Lipomi New Development to break ground in North Modesto The first phase of a new development will break ground soon in Kiernan Business Park East. The development, located on Dale road between Bangs and Kiernan Avenues, will include a hotel, independent senior living community and a memory care facility. The developer will […]

By July 30, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

ArchitectureView – Modesto’s Future is Bright

Future of Modesto’s downtown is bright By Barrett Lipomi We are in a very exciting time for Modesto and the revitalization of our downtown. Our city has been victim to a down economy most of the past decade watching local business close and storefronts vacated. However, there is positive change happening now. Over the past […]

By May 1, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Modesto Landmarks

ArchitectureView – Modesto Landmarks

Modesto Landmarks By Barrett Lipomi March is often the month where seasons start to change in Modesto and our residents get outdoors to enjoy all that our town has to offer. So I thought this would be a great month to encourage you to get out and explore the amazing historic buildings and sites in […]

By March 2, 2016 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Bringing 10th St Back to Life

ArchitectureView – Bringing 10th St Back to Life

Bringing Tenth Street Back to Life by: Barrett Lipomi, AIA If you have been downtown over the past few months you likely have noticed city crews working on the block of Tenth Street between I and J Streets. However this isn’t your typical road project. This section of Tenth Street has been a significant part […]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Fabulous Facades

ArchitectureView – Fabulous Facades

Fabulous Façades By Barrett Lipomi As an architect in the central valley I have designed many buildings using stucco as the exterior finish. This wonderfully versatile, economical and fire resistant product has been used in various forms and building types for thousands of years. However over the past several decades stucco has too often been […]

By November 4, 2015 Read More →
ArchitectureView – 2015 Festival

ArchitectureView – 2015 Festival

ArchitectureView by: Barrett Lipomi Festival on Architecture Designed to Inspire The nationally acclaimed 8th Annual Modesto Architecture Festival is kicking off this month in downtown Modesto! From September 12 to the 20th, the festival features tours, exhibits, films, and workshops celebrating architecture and design. Programs during the festival are designed to inspire and share the […]

By September 5, 2015 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView – Mid Century Gem

ArchitectureView by: Barrett Lipomi, AIA A Mid-century Gem in Downtown Modesto When you think about historic landmark buildings, what image comes to mind? For many, I imagine you are seeing a building with a symmetrical brick facade, carved stone, ornate detailing, maybe a rhythmic colonnade. We often think of historic buildings having these classical forms […]

By August 3, 2015 Read More →
ArchitectureView – Experiencing Architecture

ArchitectureView – Experiencing Architecture

Experiencing Architecture By: Barrett Lipomi, AIA What does it mean to experience architecture? If you were to ask an architect, he or she may talk about scale, proportion, rhythm orientation and texture. Hearing this kind of archi-babble will likely go right over your head. This is because architects and designers are trained to break down […]

By July 1, 2015 Read More →