Smith

April 15, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Huntington Beach, CA 2011 Custom Single Family Remodel Photography: Tom Bonner This was a remodel of an existing 19-foot wide, 30-foot high single-family row house. Prior to the remodel, it was identical to its immediate neighbor to the north. The intent with this project was to transform the entire house with a targeted remodel and […]

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DFSKL

April 15, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Hollywood, CA 2015 Custom Single Family Remodel Photography: Tom Bonner A complete remodel and expansion of an existing residence near the Hollywood sign. The existing house was a two-story rectangular box set at the center of the site and oriented along the street with one story above and one story below street level. A multitude […]

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Dinel

April 15, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Pacific Palisades, CA 2001 Custom Single Family Remodel Photography: Tom Bonner This residence, in the Pacific Palisades near Los Angeles, added a moderate amount of new space while remodeling the entire interior of a typical California Ranch house. A new garage, wine cellar and utility room were pushed below the floor elevation of the existing […]

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Broadway

April 15, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Santa Monica, CA 2017 Custom Single Family Photography: Tom Bonner This exceedingly small lot in a commercial district of Santa Monica has only enough ground space for parking of two cars, making it only viable for a single-family residence. All of the building’s functions would need to be arranged vertically. The program stacks with parking […]

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Elemental

March 8, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Hermosa Beach, CA 2002 Custom Single Family Photography:  Tom Bonner Hermosa Beach is a hilly community of small lots with ocean views and offshore breezes. The significant features of the site are its topography, its winds, and its view. The architects thought of these qualities as representative of the basic elements of “earth, air, and […]

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Ponet

March 8, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Los Feliz, CA 1998 Single Family Spec Photography: Doug Hill This speculative house seeks a broad appeal by combining a primitive earthen enclosure with lighter structural elements forming a light-filled contemporary space with exploding distant views. The design uses a series of tower-like boxes, which were guided by a combination of site topography and functional […]

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Mahler

March 8, 2015telemachusSingle FamilyNo Comments
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Beverly Glen, CA 2001 Single Family Spec Photography: Tom Bonner Anna Mahler, the daughter of Alma and Gustav Mahler, once lived in this house, held salons, and chiseled stone in this yard for forty years until her death in 1989. To preserve this memory, a few simple moves were made to contrast with the house, […]

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