An outside staircase to the corporate offices
allows for maximum square footage inside,
and provides an extra storage area. A circular
drive for pick-up and delivery reduced the
need for parking spaces.
the second floor that wouldn’t take square footage away
from the paint store. It meant a balcony to house the
HVAC units — an element dictated by space limitations
that provided the benefit of a place for employees to get
outside and enjoy the weather on nice days.
“We put that on due to the building size restrictions,”
Humphrey says. “It’s a deck and a mechanical space.”
While dealing with the constraints of space for many
decisions, Humphrey took full advantage of the freedom
afforded him to design a stunning exterior that would fit
into the neighborhood.