Manhattan Beach Mixed Use Project Boasts Green Roof Big Enough For Lawn Sports

Manhattan Beach Mixed Use Project Boasts Green Roof Big Enough For Lawn Sports

Poon Design took a slightly unconventional approach when designing the mixed use project. Rather than lining up all three condos evenly giving equal street frontage, Poon slid each…

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Trendy Standard Hotel in Downtown LA Converted From Historical Landmark, Superior Oil Building

Trendy Standard Hotel in Downtown LA Converted From Historical Landmark, Superior Oil Building

Own by Andre Balazs Properties, the Standard brand has had celebrity investors such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Cameron Diaz and Benecio del Toro. The high profile brand acquired the marble…

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David Hertz's Panel House Made With Prefab Industrial Refrigeration Walls

David Hertz's Panel House Made With Prefab Industrial Refrigeration Walls

Located on a 28 x 89 foot lot on the Ocean Front Walk in Venice Beach, the narrow home takes advantage of the entire lot. The three story, four bedroom home relies on natural…

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Ray Kappe-Designed Santa Monica LivingHomes Was Installed In An Amazing 8 Hours

Ray Kappe-Designed Santa Monica LivingHomes Was Installed In An Amazing 8 Hours

The RK1 design is a 4 bedroom home with 2.5 baths, but can also be configured to have 5 bedrooms and 3.5 baths. Coming in at 2,560 sq ft, the modern urban infill home packs in a lot of…

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Herman Miller Showroom First to Earn LEED Platinum-CI

Herman Miller Showroom First to Earn LEED Platinum-CI

Herman Miller’s Los Angeles Showroom is the first to earn LEED CI Platinum in Los Angeles, and was only the 47th LEED CI Platinum project worldwide at its completion. The interior…

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Stunning Vasquez Rocks Nature & Interpretive Center Built On the Pacific Crest Trail

Stunning Vasquez Rocks Nature & Interpretive Center Built On the Pacific Crest Trail

Brooks + Scarpa rely on intelligent orientation in order to maximize the building's energy performance. The project is oriented to block out the harsh summer sun while simultaneously…

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The LeBrun House uses Economic Materials to Create a Sustainable Home

The LeBrun House uses Economic Materials to Create a Sustainable Home

Solar power not only provides hydronic radiant heating to the interior of the home, it also heats the pool. A solar window has been integrated into the laundry room so that clothes can…

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Sustainable Inspiration Found at the Scripps Oceanfront Conference Center

Sustainable Inspiration Found at the Scripps Oceanfront Conference Center

The design conception for the entirely gift-funded project was carried and completed prior to the University of California San Diego's establishment of its LEED certification goals. …

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Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts: LEED Platinum Award Winning Design

Cherokee Mixed-Use Lofts: LEED Platinum Award Winning Design

The Cherokee Lofts is a triple diamond in the rough, an urban infill, mixed-use, market-rate housing project. One of the key factors of the award winning LEED Platinum design is the…

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Green-Roofed Art Center College of Design's South Campus Connects With Downtown Pasadena

Green-Roofed Art Center College of Design's South Campus Connects With Downtown Pasadena

The supersonic wind tunnel facility was used by aircraft companies to test their designs in the mid-20th century until after the Cold War. Afterwards Dacor Corporation bought it for…

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