Residential Design

VOL.5 2018

A business-to-business magazine focused on the collaborative process and talented work of residential architects and custom homebuilders.

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pattern. We created a similar pattern off the geometry of the new and old build- ings, like shifting grids, that allowed us to manage different alignments. If you take it piece by piece, it shifts and moves, but it regularizes as a whole. To make the ground plane a cohesive thing is an old trick. It's what old campuses do as they add new buildings." Sympathetic and artful additions and alterations can breathe new life into a property and underscore the value and character of all the components. The critical move here was to relieve the burden on the older house of a more complicated program. A nip here, a tuck there, and in grand Hollywood fashion, it's ready for its close-up again, albeit with a dashing new co-star sharing the limelight. –S. Claire Conroy Morgan Phoa Library and Residence Los Feliz, Los Angeles ARCHITECT: Zoltan E. Pali, FAIA, principal-in-charge; Siddhartha Majumdar, AIA, project architect, SPF:architects, Culver City, Calif. BUILDER: Bill Gordon, WIlliam Kent Development Inc., Los Angeles LANDSCAPE ARCHITECT: Korn Randolph Inc., Pasadena, Calif. PROJECT SIZE: 3,300 square feet SITE SIZE: 1.81 acres CONSTRUCTION COST: $900 a square foot PHOTOGRAPHY: Roland Halbe KEY PRODUCTS WALL PANELS: Arktura LLC WINDOWS: Arcadia T200 WINDOW SYSTEMS: Western Window Systems COUNTERTOPS: Caesarstone APPLIANCES: Miele, GE Appliances FAUCETS: Waterstone, Hansgrohe SINKS: Kohler, Duravit, Dornbracht EXTERIOR LIGHTING: Bega INTERIOR LIGHTING: Louis Poulsen Lighting, Bartco Lighting, USAI Lighting LIGHTING CONTROL, SHADING: Lutron PHOTOVOLTAICS: PermaCity Solar The screen façade appears almost solid by day, but shimmers at night, exuding warm and welcoming light. 60 RESIDENTIALDESIGNMAGA ZINE.COM VOL. 5, 2018 DESIGN LAB INVENTION AND REINVENTION

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