Ice Haus Concept
Ice Haus Concept Past/ Columbus , OH
Ice Haus Concept Columbus , OH

The Ice Haus concept is the reimagined vision of an existing building district in North East downtown Columbus.

Study Completed


The project brief asked The Studio to create a “World Class” design for the adaptive reuse of an old Ice storage building located in the North-East corner of downtown Columbus. Our Concept’s programmatically included a mix of residential, retail, and office space. The residential tower houses 212 parking spaces, while the mixed-use building is retail on the first level with office space on the upper levels. Our vision was to explore the existing masonry juxtaposed with a contemporary and reminiscent glass addition to the existing structure’s old ice-making capability.

North Elevated View


Ice Haus 1 Night View

Plaza Elevated View

South West View

About The Author

Dukyoung Lee - Architectural Designer

Since 2016 and as a founding team member of The Columbus Architectural Studio, Duk Young Lee has built a culture of exploration within the firm. The highly awarded and certified architect holds a Master’s degree, AP, BD+C certified, and is LEED awarded. It’s with Duk Young’s ambition that she has built a philosophy of purposeful design, and has fostered a keen ability to find balance between materiality, functionality, and beauty. Her handiwork can be seen all over the city such as the Dublin Park Pavilion and Grandview Crossing Office, which exemplifies her expertise in exterior design and modeling. Even outside the office, Duk Young is always exploring whether it be rock climbing, learning guitar or simply trying new coffee shops around town.

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