‘ALINE looks at a building most people don’t notice and can reimagine how to bring new life and character to the project. We had the opportunity to not only help with remodeling the Center and Fate in Tempe, but we also did the original shell structural design decades ago. To see a project be updated like this makes our jobs fun and exciting.’ – Mo Kateeb, Principal AV Schwan & Associates
As fate would have it, we were given the amazing opportunity to give this mid-century architectural gem a new life and street presence. Our goal in every adaptive reuse is to repurpose and celebrate the existing architecture while bringing our craft to new materials and modern details to make the building current again. We made the courtyard of the building the new patio and extended in front of the building with a new covered patio and indoor/outdoor bar. Inside we exposed the existing materials, removed portion of the second level to make a vaulted entry and bar space while creating a mezzanine bar and dining room above.