NMS @ 1420 & 1430
Santa Monica, CA
||182,000 SF, 100 Units
NMS @ 1420 and NMS @ 1430 are adjacent projects on 5th Street in Santa Monica. Each building contains three levels of subterranean parking, 50 one and two-bedroom units and ground floor retail space. Both projects are distinguished by full lot length, 10-foot wide pedestrian passageways, which connect street to alley, and provide public landscaped open space in the downtown urban setting. The passageways are paved with stone tiles in muted hues and are lined with corten steel planters and water features.
NMS @ 1430 features tan glazed brick with black accent bands, and NMS @ 1420 is clad in two shades of Trespa siding. The buildings are unified by weathered brown metal roofing and siding, complementary colored exterior plaster and steel tube trellises.