Project Specs 1+3=1 House Venice, California Steffen Leisner, Ali Jeevanjee, Phillip Trigas << Return to article the People Owner Private residence Architect: Steffen Leisner Ali Jeevanjee Phillip Trigas (this is a joint work of three architects. No shared address, phone or fax number.) Architect of record: Phillip Trigas Engineer(s): David H. Lau & Associates, Inc , Santa Monica, CA General contractor: Calasia Construction Los Angeles, CA Photographer(s): Christopher Culliton (323) 854 3996 the Products Exterior Cladding Structural system: Wood frame Exterior cladding: Hard Trowel Stucco, La Habra Roofing: Corrugated Metal roof, Galvalume Plus Windows: Metal Window Corp. Glazing: Solarban
Project Specs Evans Residence Sea Ranch, CA Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects << Return to article the People Owner Anne & Greg Evans Architect's firm name, address, phone, and fax number: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop Architects 1660 Bush St, Suite 200 San Francisco, CA 94109 T. 415.441.2300 F. 415.441.2385 Personnel in architect's firm who should receive special credit Eric Haesloop, AIA Mary Griffin, FAIA Molly McGrath Interior designer: Margaret Simon Engineer(s): Mike Forbes, Fratessa Forbes Wong General contractor: Timothy Carpenter Photographer(s) Jim Alinder 707.884.4884 CAD system, project management, or other software used: Autocad the Products Exterior Cladding Wood: 1X6 T&G Vertical
Before moving to this surprisingly exposed location in the Old Town area of Pasadena, California, the 10-person advanced-design team, an in-house R&D engine, had been buried deep in Honda’s corporate campus some 25 miles down the freeway, in Torrance.
Like Los Angeles, the Griffith Observatory, a 1935 Art Deco masterpiece conceived by Russell Porter and designed by the firm Austin and Ashley, exists in several domains, illusory and real. Whether glimpsed in the movies—1955’s "Rebel Without a Cause" or 1984’s "The Terminator"—or as a twilight destination in the Hollywood Hills, the Griffith’s iconic three-domed structure, what longtime observatory director Edwin Krupp calls the “hood ornament of Los Angeles,” also provides that rare Los Angeles accident: true public space.
The California Academy of Sciences needed a temporary home to accommodate research, administrative, and public spaces while its old facility, in Golden Gate Park, was being replaced with a new design by Renzo Piano.