Scottsdale developers Optima created Optima Kierland which provides multiple living options for residents in Arizona. The Optima Kierland development is a community that caters to desert dwellers who love modern living arrangements, an abundance of amenities, and appreciate the desert landscape & innovative location in which to live. This post features example photos from our exterior building photography project shoot taking place at the brand new Arizona development. A North Scottsdale Developers Optima & Optima Kierland Development photography shoot.
The Arizona desert landscape was looking beautiful and the Fall season was perfect fit our October building photography shoot in Scottsdale. For this project, our client contributed to the construction of the building’s structure, providing the metal and glass within the windows, walls, unit shades, balcony terraces, and doors enclosures for the stunning Optima Kierland community towers. The IAP Enclosure Systems company is a global, custom glass designer, with fabrication manufacturing, and installation glass and metal enclosure services. The photography shoot’s focus was on exterior elevation building photos (no interior shots) of the recently completed construction of the building. We photographed architectural building photos of the finished 7160 Optima Kierland building tower plus a few shots of 7120 East Optima tower, the community’s 2nd building under-construction. Although this shoot focused on exterior construction building photography of the development only… keep in mind, our architectural photography company also photographs residential interiors and interior photography of condos, apartments, homes, luxury residences, and more. Browse through our blog and visit our Portfolio section for interior photo examples.
Our architectural photography company has locations in Chicago & Phoenix and the ability to travel Nationwide allowing us to cater specifically to each photography client, to often supply images for a company’s entire portfolio. We believe in the marketing power of strong images for an entire portfolio and photographing a series of projects and buildings locally to traveling nationwide for a multi-state shoot. One of our niche architectural photography services is exterior building photography for new developments, architects, developer, new construction photos of buildings, and design build construction company’s finished projects for a business’s marketing portfolio.
The Scottsdale architect’s award-winning design, by developers Optima, Inc., designed the Optima Kierland Development in North Scottsdale into a distinctive community composed of four towers and 4 phases of construction. Each glass tower has its own unique address and amenities. Optima Kierland is located on 9.5 acres at the desirable intersection of Scottsdale Road and Kierland Boulevard. 7140, 7180, 7120 and 7160 East Kierland Blvd in Scottsdale Arizona. Optima is the Community Designer, Developer and General Contractor, with properties in Arizona and Illinois.
The Optima Kierland community floats over an exquisite desert landscape & park-like landscaping setting. The garden community towers span 12 stories. Lower levels residences offer a sense of quiet closeness to nature with intimate views of the lush sculpture gardens and sparkling fountains. Higher-level residences’s glass windows and terraces offer unforgettable vistas with the rugged Arizona desert mountains surrounding. The building’s vertical landscaping integrates the tower with the natural beauty of the environment, from the ground all the way to the rooftop Sky Deck. The Optima Kierland community sets a new standard for luxury and has a building design incorporating the City of Phoenix’s newly adopted International Green Construction Code. The premier green construction building development’s next-gen design and sustainable elements incorporates advanced building materials to maximize longevity, unique garden landscaping, and an efficient shading system to keep homes cool and increase privacy according to the Urban Land Institute of Arizona.
The buildings all share the architectural aesthetic design and beauty. The towers incorporate a theme in the signature style designed by Optima. The buildings incorporate vertical landscaping with greenery hanging from each floor’s balcony terraces paired with an innovative glass modern building architectural design style. The 12-story modern building incorporates strong geometric shapes, open flexible floor plans, concierge, rooftop gardens, vertical landscaping, and floor to ceiling glass construction for breathtaking mountain views proving for a perfect harmony and luxury living in Scottsdale. Lush, vertical landscaping is strategically integrated within the tower elevations. With the natural beauty of the environment, and the communities integrated lush landscaped park-like setting, sculpture gardens and fountains, the esthetic is unique with so much greenery and landscaping climbing the façade of the glass building for Arizona development. Plants and landscaping was a focus during the development planning. We photographed the buildings & landscaping from each angle and from the ground all the way to the rooftop Sky Deck and aerial photography.
Unparalleled, luxury urban living in the middle of the Sonoran Desert. 7120 East Kierland is North Scottsdale’s luxury high-rise condominium tower with luxurious condo homes for sale priced from the low $300,000-$3.1M+ penthouses. The 7160 Optima Kierland tower offers 1 and 2-bedroom luxury apartment homes with leasing rates starting from about $2K – $3,500 + a month.
North Scottsdale luxury living is found at Optima Kierland providing the best of luxury on-site amenities in the Arizona desert. Real Estate Daily news feature describes the development and its exclusive indoor and outdoor amenities that truly set Optima Kierland apart, room lush gardens and water features on the lower levels to stunning mountain and cityscape views from the rooftop sky deck. Vertical landscaping and private outdoor rooms in each home integrate the condominium tower with the natural beauty of the desert environment. Sports and exercise enthusiastic residents enjoy the exercise facilities include a fully equipped approximately 16,000 square foot indoor/outdoor fitness center, indoor basketball and golf simulator. Optima Kierland’s exclusive Sky Deck, with its 360-degree rooftop view, has a heated lap pool, steam and sauna rooms along with spacious common areas and the chance for relaxed social gatherings around sundecks, barbecues, fire pits and a covered outdoor bar. Residents can enjoy a wide variety of entertainment and dining options within convenient, walking distance to Kierland Commons and Scottsdale Quarter, along with a wide range of outdoor recreation to suit diverse lifestyles.
The award-winning Optima, Inc. company is lead by architects David C. Hovey and David Hovey Jr. who are developers with an architect’s vision. Optima have built in Arizona Scottsdale’s Optima Sonoran Village, Optima Kierland, 7160 Optima Kierland, 7120 East Optima, and Optima Camel View Village. The developers Optima, Inc. are additionally building luxurious residences in Illinois with luxury modern apartment developments in downtown Chicago’s Streeterville. Optima Chicago Center is a 42-story, high-rise in 200 East Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60611. And Optima Signature is a 57-story skyscraper located at 220 East Illinois Street in Chicago.
Miller + Miller Architectural Photography is Chicago Phoenix Scottsdale photography company traveling nationwide photographing buildings, hotels, interiors, exteriors, luxury, multi-family, condominiums & apartments, residential, mansions & private estates, hospitality, hotels & resorts, commercial, architecture, skyscrapers, industrial, new construction, custom design build, aerial, drone, and more.
With family residing in the Phoenix, Scottsdale area for the past twenty years, our photography company has traveled between two office locations in Chicago and Phoenix. With our working locations in both Illinois and Arizona, we cater to a variety of clients traveling between Chicago & Phoenix a couple of times a year. We are also able to travel Internationally and around the Nation. Since the start of our company in 2006, our architectural photography company has commissioned photography jobs Nationwide in numerous major cities around the US to include photo shoots in Scottsdale, Phoenix, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, San Francisco Bay area, LA Metro area of Los Angeles, Southern California, Reno, Las Vegas, Houston, Dallas, Denver, Miami, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Chicago, Nashville, and more.
Our husband-wife photographer team of Ryan and Sarah Miller have no limits with our list of services to quote endless… aerial drone photos and video, skyscraper architectural photos, day or stunning evening night building photography, luxury high-rise condominium photography, 5-star hotel interior photography, boutique hotel, resorts, business plazas, retail, restaurants, lavish desert estates, ranches, homes and mansions, spas & resorts, commercial properties, industrial, or residential high-rise properties, and more. Contact us to discuss your business, marketing, and photography project.
It was a beautiful weathered day during our photography building shoot in Phoenix Portland on the Park Condo & Mixed-Use Infill Development photos capturing day and night architectural photography building photos in downtown Phoenix. We are architectural photographers traveling between Chicago and Arizona often serving the Midwest, the West Coast and beyond traveling Nationwide. This Phoenix Arizona building photography project was at Portland on the Park located at 200 W Portland St, Phoenix, AZ 85003.
The new construction modern building is a mixed-use, infill development in Phoenix. Project developers, Habitat Metro are experts in the infill development process which is developing vacant or under-used parcels, within existing large urban areas, in Portland Oregon and the Phoenix metropolitan areas. Although these urban areas are already largely developed, the real estate development firm Habitat creates new infill developments. Portland on the Park is an example of multi-use building from its residential condos with breathtaking terrace views overlooking Margaret T. Hance Park & the Japanese Friendship Garden and luxury appointed penthouses & condominiums, to commercial retail on the ground level and on-site parking garage, the mixed-use structure, on 3 acre parcel of land was a massive building to photograph.
Our client is the manufacturers and erectors of windows and window-walls for high rise structures. The Portland on the Park downtown Phoenix photography shoot project was completed last Fall. This development was one of three buildings needing architectural photography in the Phoenix metropolitan region. The timing was perfect for the photography shoot, as Portland on the Park Development had just completed construction in 2017. Arizona construction crews worked day into night completing the development, built in two phases. Residents began moving into finished condominium units in January 2017.
The mixed-use infill development has 149 residential units with 7,200 square feet of commercial space. Including 15,000 square feet of retail amenities. The architectural modern design of the development’s structure is unique with multi-levels incorporating a timeless modern architectural design elements, emphasizing clean vertical lines.
The Portland on the Park photography shoot consisted of focusing on the entire building. The property is comprised of lofts and condominiums within towers of four, 12, and 14-story building sections and post-tension concrete towers. The building features a resort-style pool, open-air gathering rooftop on top of the 14-story tower offering unobstructed views of the city, the surrounding Phoenix mountains in the distance, and rooftop space where residents and their guests can enjoy use of rooftop barbeque and fire pit facilities. Planned as a truly ‘smart’ building, dedicated fiber with commercial Internet connection speeds unprecedented in current home services with IT infrastructure planned to keep up with future technology. An Elan scalable home automation system is installed in each unit providing a platform for entertainment, accessory, security and environment management. Additionally, the building has planned capacity for car-charging stations throughout the community’s on-site parking garage. Residences include one, two and three bedroom condo residences starting prices ranged from the $235,0000 to $1.25 million.
This Phoenix Portland on the Park Mixed-Use Development project team include commercial development Sunbelt Holdings, and developer Habitat Metro, LLC who specialize in mixed-use, multifamily & hospitality construction development. Sunbelt Holdings and Habitat Metro led the development for Portland on the Park and the urban condominium community along one of Phoenix’s last remaining boulevard park streets. Additional team members for the development project include award-winning design of by architect DAVIS Architecture, IAP Enclosures, urban living lifestyle specialists Braun Allison from Vancouver and Scottsdale-based The James Agency are managing marketing and public relations.
The projected $75 million development is situated along Central Avenue on Portland Street between Portland Park and 32 acre oasis Margaret T. Hance Park, giving residents prime access to downtown amenities including the light rail, Roosevelt Row Arts District, and Japanese Friendship Garden. The park is the venue for popular events throughout the year including the recent three-day March Madness Music Festival, the city’s St. Patrick’s Day parade and the McDowell Mountain Music Festival. Portland on the Park is near Downtown Phoenix’s vibrant restaurant, arts, professional sports and shopping scenes. The community is located on one of Phoenix’s last boulevard park street and boasts for residents one of the Phoenix Valley’s area highest walkability scores. Sources: AZ Big Media, Habitat Metro, Downtown Phoenix Journal, Phoenix New Times, Downtown Phoenix Journal.
Miller + Miller Architectural Photography is a photography company who photograph buildings, hotels, skyscrapers, luxury, multifamily, apartments, new construction, residential, hospitality, interiors, exteriors, commercial, residential, architecture, and more. Contact us our husband-wife photographer team of Ryan and Sarah Miller who’s limits are endless … aerial drone photos and video, skyscraper architectural photos, day or stunning evening night building photography, luxury high-rise condominium photography, 5-star hotel interior photography, boutique hotel, resorts, business plazas, retail, restaurants, lavish desert estates, homes and mansions, spas & resorts, commercial properties, industrial, or residential high-rise properties, and more whether in Phoenix, Portland, or beyond.
Serving client’s around the Nation since 2006, our Chicago-based photography company travels often to Phoenix, Seattle, Vancouver, Portland, Reno, the Bay area and Southern California for our architectural, residential, condo, loft, luxury and custom home photography clients. Many building multi-state requesting photography of developments, building, and construction projects for a portfolio.