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Response to Corrections LetterOA+D office of architecture and design 210 N. 6th St., Boise, Idaho 83702 • phone 208-830-7030 • email: brian@oaandd.com March 24, 2020 Joseph Dodson Community Development City of Meridian 33 E. Broadway Ave. Ste. 102 Meridian, ID 83642 Project: Expedition properties LLC – New Office Building File: OA+D #191101 Re: A-2020-0034 CZC/Design Review Response to Staff Comments (Sent Via Email) Dear Joseph; Please find the attached updated exterior renderings, building elevations and our responses below to the Design Review Comments dated February 26, 2020. 1) Please submit standard elevations of each side of the building so that I may measure applicable façade lengths, heights, etc. Response: See attached sheets a3.11 and a3.12 for exterior 2d elevations. 2) Please submit to me an elevation view from the West side of the building so that I may better see the covered patio area. Response: We have included the covered patio on the added elevation sheets and provided an additional rendering to better depict the patio area. 3) Corrugated metal is not allowed as a field material in the Commercial districts. You will have to add an additional field material to exterior walls or replace the proposed metal with stone/wood/brick. This is a standard outlined in our Architectural Standards Manual, 5.1I Response: The corrugated metal material has been replaced with a Designer Series Flat Metal Panel System with concealed fasteners. We feel this is an appropriate accent material that enhances the overall aesthetic of the building. The accent panel system makes up between 11- 22% of each of the (4) elevations. 4) To break up the color of the stucco and add more distinction to the building corners, I recommend adding a different color to the bottom section of the building below the first reveal. This should occur minimally on the SW corner of the building that faces E Copper Point and the driveway to the west of the building. Page 2 of 2 Response: The design intent for the massing is to create distinct volumes with material placement that correspond to the interior function of the building and separate tenant spaces. We have added a second stucco color to the project to provide additional distinction for the stucco field material. 5) Finally, I believe your naming of the elevations is incorrect. Please ensure they are accurate. For example, your third rendering appears to be from the SW corner looking Northeast but is labeled as looking Northwest. The first rendering appears to have the same type of issue. Response: The renderings have been updated with the correct cardinal directions. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions you may have or if additional materials are required. Sincerely, Jason Smith, AIA OA+D