4th Street Commons is a privately owned student housing development located across the street from the FIU campus in Miami, Florida. Shim Projects worked with project architects, Frances Anillo Toledo and the developers, Kayne Capital and Vadia Developments- to create a student residential experience that doesn't yet exist elsewhere.

More press to follow, but for now, check out the photos in Recent Work. Here are some of my favorite snapshots showcasing the little details that make up the whole. 

Good design doesn't have to be costly. It's all in how you use materials and where you spend and where you save...and student housing doesn't need to be 'student housing' any more!

 A custom designed 20' reception desk made from cast concrete and Carrara marble waterfall skirt, sits under oversize bell pendants from  Industry West . Bowls of succulents from  Sprout  are the perfect contrast in the texture heavy space.

A custom designed 20' reception desk made from cast concrete and Carrara marble waterfall skirt, sits under oversize bell pendants from Industry West. Bowls of succulents from Sprout are the perfect contrast in the texture heavy space.

 Corridor lounge areas are the perfect spot for students to charge their phones, get on their laptops, or discuss weekend plans. Benches by  BluDot , drums by  CB2  and photography by Photodesignstok.

Corridor lounge areas are the perfect spot for students to charge their phones, get on their laptops, or discuss weekend plans. Benches by BluDot, drums by CB2 and photography by Photodesignstok.

 Classic school house lights from  Rejuvenation Lighting  handsomely complements Wolf Gordon's  Herringbone Etch  wall covering.

Classic school house lights from Rejuvenation Lighting handsomely complements Wolf Gordon's Herringbone Etch wall covering.