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Evans House / bittonidesignstudio

  • 01:00 - 21 October, 2009
Evans House / bittonidesignstudio
Evans House / bittonidesignstudio, © Eric Staudenmaier Photography
© Eric Staudenmaier Photography

© Eric Staudenmaier Photography © Eric Staudenmaier Photography © Eric Staudenmaier Photography © Eric Staudenmaier Photography +15

From the architect. Los Angeles-based bittonidesignstudio has recently completed the evansHOUSE, located in the modernist landmark community of Crestwood Hills. This small modernist community, which is part of greater Los Angeles has now become an architecturally controlled neighborhood that was originally planned by architects A. Quincy Jones and Whitney R. Smith. This particular project is a remodel and addition to an existing 1957 Benton + Park home which is situated high above the city with views of the entire LA basin. The project was framed around taking something ‘modern’ and making it more contemporary.

© Eric Staudenmaier Photography
© Eric Staudenmaier Photography

The existing spatial condition of the house was clearly divided between public (lower level) and private (upper level) as well as fixed within a completely horizontal orientation. The major move was to carve out a double high space above the kitchen in order to animate the section vertically and allow for more social interaction. While the idea of indoor/outdoor living is typically taken for granted in Southern California, the altitude of the site allowed for an atmospheric connection rather than a connection to the landscape. As the clouds change color and are in constant motion along the coastline, the house and its materials were thought of as a canvas to be manipulated by the sky.

© Eric Staudenmaier Photography
© Eric Staudenmaier Photography
Cite: "Evans House / bittonidesignstudio" 21 Oct 2009. ArchDaily. Accessed . <http://www.archdaily.com/38426/evans-house-bittonidesignstudio/>
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26 Comments

Florent · July 07, 2014

I have succeed to find this house on the map : 1219 chikory ln, los angeles.
Thanks Google street view, you can notice some modifications have been done in the upper level.
Enjoy ! :-)

Ps : for those who wonder why I have spent so many time to find it, it´s because I ma crazy about this house, and I hope one day I could built one closed to this one ;-)

Aman Playboy · March 05, 2012

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SquareInchesOfLove · February 23, 2012

Residential architecture project evansHOUSE w/ Salomé Reeves on the team. http://t.co/9MQqS8Dm

SquareInchesOfLove · February 11, 2012

Residential architecture project evansHOUSE w/ Salomé Reeves on the team. http://t.co/9MQqS8Dm

SquareInchesOfLove · February 06, 2012

Residential architecture project evansHOUSE w/ Salomé Reeves on the team. http://t.co/9MQqS8Dm

makenna and maryssa · February 05, 2012

Residential architecture project evansHOUSE w/ Salomé Reeves on the team. http://t.co/9MQqS8Dm

SquareInchesOfLove · February 05, 2012

Residential architecture project evansHOUSE w/ Salomé Reeves on the team. http://t.co/9MQqS8Dm

sylvia zygalo · February 04, 2010

Evans House by bittonidesignstudio | http://bit.ly/3A1C44

Boidus · January 04, 2010

RT @bittoni: Check out: "evansHouse / bittonidesignstudio | ArchDaily" (http://twitthis.com/gsd7xd)

Nawyl · October 29, 2009

This house is awesome! but a little bit white^^

zach · October 26, 2009

wow. another stucco masterpiece. Southern California is the land of stucco.

Sun · October 24, 2009

this reminds me of the villas done by Frank L-Wright

GoodMillwork · October 24, 2009

Evans House / bittonidesignstudio http://su.pr/2txu7w (Courtesy @archdaily)

Jaron Mc · October 23, 2009

Evans House [sic] (no relation to @fictillius hopefully)... Me likey. #ArchDaily http://bit.ly/4yJw6H

Christian · October 23, 2009

Amazing how a "Modern" could retain so much warmth. So beautiful and so inviting.

cad · October 22, 2009

Sweet! If only the chimney was natural stone.

bittoni · October 22, 2009

Check out: "evansHouse / bittonidesignstudio | ArchDaily" (http://twitthis.com/gsd7xd)

word · October 22, 2009

Robie House anyone?....anyone? Something here feels very Prairie School to me, which is interesting to see in LA.

Pierre · October 23, 2009 09:08 PM

Euh.... NO

michelle · October 22, 2009

Beautiful house! Looks well executed.

taylorjsimpson · October 22, 2009

Check out: "Evans House / bittonidesignstudio | ArchDaily" (http://twitthis.com/gsd7xd)

dwi wahyono · October 22, 2009

The design house is perfect for the tropics

John · October 22, 2009

this is a very liveable home, good design and reflections of light.

Brice · October 22, 2009

Frustration :/ http://bit.ly/IUNt9

Bocetos Digitales · October 22, 2009

Evans House / bittonidesignstudio: Architect: bittonidesignstudio Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA Project Team:.. http://bit.ly/VQiA3

gbh · October 22, 2009

Evans House / bittonidesignstudio: Architect: bittonidesignstudio Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA Project Team:.. http://bit.ly/3sQmuZ

thomas foral · October 22, 2009

Evans House / bittonidesignstudio | ArchDaily - http://shar.es/1E8se

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