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25th Street Residence / Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects

  • 01:00 - 14 September, 2011
25th Street Residence / Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects
25th Street Residence / Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects, © Joshua White
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  • Architects

  • Location

    1411 Lincoln Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90401, United States
  • Architect

    Shimizu + Coggeshall Architects
  • Project Team

    Joshua Coggeshall, Janice Shimizu, Sean Harris, Ryan Klinger, Danny Mascari
  • Landscape Architect

    Sasha Tarnopolsky, Dry Design
  • Structural Engineer

    Efficient Consulting Engineers
  • Leed Consultant

    Glen Boldt, GB Works
  • Contractor

    deKrassel Construction
  • Area

    0.0 ft2
  • Project Year

  • Photographs

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© Joshua White

The project hinges on the following main ideas: the first was to insert a LEED platinum contemporary renovation into a 1920’s structure in a way that would contrast and complement. Small unused spaces were reconfigured by expanding them for a multiplicity of programs.

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© Joshua White

Connections with the exterior were set up where every space has a unique relationship to the outside; sometimes framing a view, sometimes blurring the boundary between inside and out.The street elevation scale was preserved while the entry and site were designed to promote neighborhood interaction on a corner in a highly walkable area.

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© Joshua White

Strategies to reduce demand include improved daylighting, 90% high efficacy lighting, and relocating openings. Additional sustainable issues for this project combined passive and active technologies: radiators fed by a high efficiency boiler, solar water heating, improved existing envelope, greater water efficiency, rainwater harvesting, phase changing drywall, and photovoltaics.

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© Joshua White

Simultaneously, there was a material agenda that not only contrasted new from old but re-used materials on site: beams became benches and counters became fountains. Salvaged walnut slabs became a counter and framing harvested from a local demolished factory became the living room floor.

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© Joshua White

The result is a high-performing home that has been completely transformed while respecting the layered history of the house.

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© Joshua White
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