Gallery: The Lebrun House, an Economically Built Sustainable Live/Work ...

In spite of its gray exterior, the Lebrun home manages to blur the lines between indoors and out, while creating a unique multi-generational complex. Located in Mar Vista, the house was originally designed for two documentary filmmakers who were interested in building a place where they could live, work, and still have plenty of space for family visitors. Long narrow lotss provided ample room for Studio EA Architects to accommodate a two-structure dwelling connected by an exterior catwalk elevated above a private courtyard garden. Natural light floods every inch of the structure’s interior thanks to the use of clearstory windows throughout and a three story glass stairwell (which doubles as a ventilation shaft).

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