House in la - II

A Spanish style bungalow built in 1923 sits on a sloped site in northeast LA.  Interior and exterior renovations will split the single family residence into two apartments in section along the slope - the original front house facing the street and a second dwelling tucked below facing the back yard.  Turned away from each other, each unit opens out to its own exterior patio connecting indoor and outdoor rooms.  

While both homes look to Spanish mission style design elements, the front house intends to seamlessly absorb new improvements into its original design and details while the back apartment reinterprets these features with lighter modern lines and materials.  A mix of old and new, restoration and adapation, is explored in the built-ins, patterned tiled surfaces, metals, and wood joinery throughout.  

Phase II Remodel of upper level single family residence:

Fall 2017 -

Total Area: 1,600 GSF