Multi-Use complex: East Lubbock, Texas
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Thesis Statement Facility Type Context Statement  Idea expressed by Author Architecture should express color as a reflection of ethnic and cultural characteristics and can create pleasant and comfortable environments for the user and their activities in the facility. The use of color in architecture as a design element can enhance positive emotions.iiJ The facility consists of a mixed-use complex including a grocery store, retail shops, offices, bazaar area, rooms for commimity interactions, restaurants, and plazas create a positive atmosphere for the commimity. The facility will incorporate an anchor grocery store, restaurants, retail shops, and bazaar/market areas on the ground floor. The second and third floor accommodating restaurants: bar and grill, some retail spaces, and office spaces. The fourth floor will be designed for the placement of roof gardens and public interactions to and from the rest of the complex. The project is located on 8.6 acres of land at the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd. and Parkway Dr. in the North East Side of Lubbock, Texas The site is located at the southwest comer of the Parkway/Cherry Point neighborhood. The intersection of M.L.K. Blvd. and Parkway Dr. is a major corridor that leads visitors into the city of Lubbock from the Airport, Loop 289, US Highway 84, and Highway 114 for several business people and visitors traveling through or to Lubbock, Texas. The Parkway/Cherry Point neighborhood is a low to moderateincome area populated mainly by Hispanic and African Americans.