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Solatube Shines a Positive Light on Adaptive Reuse

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Discover how turned a former General Motors dealership into a vibrant retail hub on Colorado Boulevard, Pasadena, California. Navigating the complexities of adaptive reuse and adhering to stringent design mandates, embraced human-centric and sustainable design principles, with a focus on natural daylighting, to seamlessly blend function and aesthetics.


The integration of 60 Solatube SolaMaster Tubular Daylighting Devices (TDDs) by our design team has transformed the shopping experience. These devices evenly distribute daylight across the facility, minimizing glare, UV rays, and unnecessary heat. Step into a warm and inviting atmosphere where products gleam in their true colors, effortlessly capturing customers' interest while also championing sustainability through reduced dependence on electric lighting.


If you are ready to elevate your adaptive reuse project with Solatube Tubular Daylighting, contact us today: (insert your email)



Project Details:

Client: Ganahl Lumber, Pasadena, California 

Architect: Onyx Architects, Pasadena, California

Principal in Charge: Dale Brown AIA, Onyx Architects

Design Principal: Douglas D Joyce III, AIA/FARA, Onyx Architects

Project Manager: Mary Wu, AIA, Onyx Architects

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