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Trousdale Estates Contemporary Home / Dennis Gibbens Architects

Courtesy of Dennis Gibbens Architects Courtesy of Dennis Gibbens Architects Courtesy of Dennis Gibbens Architects Courtesy of Dennis Gibbens Architects

Oak Pass Guest / Walker Workshop

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The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts / Studio Pali Fekete architects

© John Edward Linden Photography © John Edward Linden Photography © John Edward Linden Photography © John Edward Linden Photography

Yojisan / Dan Brunn Architecture

© Taiyo Watanabe
© Taiyo Watanabe

Architect: Dan Brunn Architecture Location: Beverly Hills, California General Contractor: Ken Nishio of Tokyo Construction, Inc. Graphics / Logo: Julie Priceman of 6 Degrees LA Audio Video: Jon Komen of Swayd Systems Exterior Sign: Ruben Cielak of Tako Tyko Chairs: Crassevig Srl Custom table fabrication: Global Source Industries, Inc. Bathroom tile: Iris Ceramica Bathroom plumbing: Duravit & Toto Counters: CaesarStone USA

© Taiyo Watanabe © Taiyo Watanabe © Taiyo Watanabe © Taiyo Watanabe

331 Foothill Road Office Building / Ehrlich Architects

  • Architects: Ehrlich Architects
  • Location: 331 North Foothill Road, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, USA
  • Architect: Ehrlich Architects
  • Structural Engineer: John A. Martin & Associates Inc.
  • Mep Engineer: IBE Consulting Engineer
  • Civil Engineer: KPFF
  • Landscape Design: LRM Inc.
  • Lighting Consultant: HLB Lighting Design
  • Acoustic Consultant: Schaffer Acoustics Inc.
  • Client: City of Beverly Hills
  • Contractor: Bayley Construction
  • Cost Estimation: C.P. O'Halloran Associates
  • Specifications: CSI Specifications
  • Project Year: 2009
  • Photographs: RMA Architectural Photographers

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Neutra House Temporarily Spared by Community Action

The Kronish House in Beverly Hills, California. From Mark Angeles via Unlimited Style
The Kronish House in Beverly Hills, California. From Mark Angeles via Unlimited Style

The home, which sits on 2 acres juts off Sunset Blvd., received attention in April when it was sold as a $14 million “tear down.” While the property’s former owner, fraudster Aaron Yashouafar, deserves no defense for his architectural insensitivity, it is worth noting that after decades of neglect the property can be reasonably considered as beyond repair. The home and its owners demolition plans have sparked vigorous debate about historic preservation both locally and internationally. Nearby cities Los Angeles and Pasadena already have historic-preservation ordinances in effect. From LA Times “LA NOW” blog: http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/lanow/2011/08/neutras-kronish-house-gets-a-reprieve.html

AD Classics: Schwimmer House / John Lautner

  • Architects: John Lautner
  • Location: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
  • Architect: John Lautner
  • References: Hammer Museum
  • Project Year: 1982
  • Photographs: Patricia Parinejad

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Wallis Annenberg center for the Performing Arts / SPF:a

March 11 marked the groundbreaking celebration at the historic Beverly Hills Post Office for the new Wallis Annenberg center for the Performing Arts, designed by Studio Pali Fekete architects (SPF:a). The historic building will be restored and adapted, and the spaces that were once used for mail sorting and postage purchases will be redesigned to become a theater school, a flexible studio theater, sculpture garden, café, gift shop and more. Complimenting the historic building will be the 500-seat contemporary Goldsmith Theater.

More images, a video, and architect’s description after the break.

Mameg + Maison Martin Margiela / Johnston Marklee & Associates

  • Architects: Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Location: Beverly Hills, CA, USA
  • Architects: Johnston Marklee & Associates
  • Project Architects: Mark Lee, Sharon Johnston AIA, Katrin Terstegen
  • Project Team: Albert Chu, Robert Garlipp, Nicholas Hofstede
  • Structural Engineer: B.W. Smith Structural Engineers (Studio City, CA)
  • Lighting Consultant: Kaplan Gehring McCarroll Architectural Lighting (Los Angeles, CA)
  • Electrical Engineer: A&F Consulting Engineers (Reseda, CA)
  • Client: Sonia Eram (Mameg), Staff USA (Maison Martin Margiela)
  • Contractor: Lofton Contracting, Inc. (Sherman Oaks, CA)
  • Project Year: 2007

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