Little Tokyo Design Week Kicks-Off

Little Tokyo Design Week Kicks-Off

Little Tokyo Design Week (LTDW) kicks off this Thursday by taking a four-day look at the “Future City.” Filled to the brim with a number of workshops, home tours, and curated…

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 Cucamonga Valley Water District's Frontier Project Demonstrates Green Building Best Practices

Cucamonga Valley Water District's Frontier Project Demonstrates Green Building Best Practices

Constructed out of Insulated Concrete Forms (ICFs), the large multi-purpose building features full-height glazing on the north side of the u-shaped building to pull daylight into the…

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Tesla Motors LA Flagship Store is Red Hot & Green

Tesla Motors LA Flagship Store is Red Hot & Green

Located on Santa Monica Boulevard in Westwood, the Tesla showroom is far more than what you'd expect from a car dealership. More like a boutique, it caters to its customers striving to…

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Brooks+Scarpa's Alta Lofts Provide Chic Living in an Old Factory

Brooks+Scarpa's Alta Lofts Provide Chic Living in an Old Factory

The original Fuller Paints building façade was left virtually intact. The modernist metal 2 story ‘cap’ is placed on top of the original 4 story building creating a very…

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Lehrer Architects Visualize the Carbon Footprint of an SUV for PARK(ing) Day LA

Lehrer Architects Visualize the Carbon Footprint of an SUV for PARK(ing) Day LA

Working additional night hours in their RaD (Research and Development)Room, the Lehrer team built a frame out of FSC certified melamine to create a to scale void of an SUV. The…

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Beverly Hill's Retro-Chic, Historically Preserved Avalon Hotel

Beverly Hill's Retro-Chic, Historically Preserved Avalon Hotel

Clad in sherbert hues-pastel oranges, blues and the signature retro-mint green, the Avalon offers a taste of old Hollywood luxury in a modern city. The ample rooms are stocked with…

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The Lebrun House, an Economically Built Sustainable Live/Work Dwelling

The Lebrun House, an Economically Built Sustainable Live/Work Dwelling

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

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Plummer Park Community Center Accommodates Teens and Seniors Alike

Plummer Park Community Center Accommodates Teens and Seniors Alike

Koning Eizenberg’s addition expanded the community center to 20,000 square feet. The larger space enabled the center to broaden its programming, offering classes and activities for…

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