Bayamon, Puerto Rico (2005)
YSA was commissioned to design a Market Rate Apartment building within the urban core of Bayamon.
The design for this urban block includes 215 units arranged around an interior courtyard and stacked in an elevator served the building. The ground floor level includes retail and commercial space and the first level of a multi-level parking garage. On the third (courtyard) level, apartments units are arranged around the interior courtyard.
The courtyard is to provide to secure passive area for casual encounters between the residents. It provides residents a place to gather and build a sense of community.