Mixed Use / Municipal / Green
Collins Park Mixed-Use Parking Facility
The Collins Street Garage is a conventional parking garage structure wrapped with an aesthetically pleasing architectural element as shown in the photos. The parking structure includes bicycle parking, scooter stalls, car charging stations, active ground level liners, landscape and irrigation, storm drainage, signage and site lighting. The parking garage structure was designed to accommodate the potential conversion from parking use to affordable housing, workforce housing or other uses should parking demand decline in the future. Parksmart certification and inclusion of sea-level rise measures consistent with City’s Code of Ordinances, Chapter 133 – Sustainability and Resiliency is required.
As the City’s Design Consultant, DESMAN role was to provide feasibility and design services necessary to develop the Design Criteria Package (DCP). Required working with numerous City Departments, preparation of conceptual drawings, exploration of alternative programming options based on compliance or waivers of zoning requirements, and the preparation of architectural concepts for budgeting, to determine constructability and estimate pricing. Received 2022 FPTA Award of Excellence Category 1 - Parking Structure Design & Excellence.
This exceptional team was comprised of KVC Constructors, Wolfberg Alvarez & Partners, and Shulman & Associates to name a few.