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May 11, 2004

Santana Row, Avalon Towers on the Peninsula, Paseo Plaza and Kobe Towers in Urban Spaces No. 3

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Urban Spaces No.3, the third book in a series that illustrates the shaping the of the world's public spaces, features several of BAR Architects' recent mixed-use projects.

Highlighted projects include the award-winning community of Santana Row in San Jose, CA, the luxury Avalon Towers on the Peninsula in Mountain View, CA, the high-density pedestrian-friendly Paseo Plaza in San Jose, CA and the dramatic Kobe Towers in Tokyo, Japan. All offer varied and active public urban spaces in the context of exciting residential environments. Visual Reference Publications, in cooperation with the leader in land-use education and research the Urban Land Institute, published the book in early 2004. Urban Spaces No.3 showcases leading architects, landscape architects, urban designers and planners.