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Project
2020
Chapman University Rinker Campus Master Plan
  • 4
  • 2020
    Cisco Home Commerce
  • 8
  • 2020
    Cisco Home High Point
  • 8
  • 2020
    City of Anaheim PUD Crew Quarters Building and Sustainability Education Center
  • 4
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2020
    Crossroads School, Performing Arts Classroom and Theater Building
  • 4
  • 2020
    CSULB Anna W. Ngai Alumni Center
  • 4
  • 2020
    DCTRP Maintenance Facility Replacement
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2020
    Hudson Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    Japanese American National Museum Rooftop Event Space
  • 6
  • 2020
    Pio Pico Pocket Park
  • 6
  • 2020
    Redcliff Residence
  • 7
  • 2020
    Santa Lucia Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    Spaulding Housing
  • 7
  • 2020
    UCSB Associated Students Bike Shop
  • 4
  • 2020
    UCSD Main Gym and Natatorium
  • 4
  • 2020
    Wells Cheang Residence
  • 7
  • 2019
    Cloud Plaza
  • 8
  • 2019
    LACDA Demonstration Homes
  • 7
  • 2018
    Caltech Watson Lab Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2018
    City of Fremont Warm Springs Innovation District Concept Study
  • 6
  • 8
  • 2018
    Netflix Animation Hub
  • 8
  • 2018
    UC Berkeley Olympic Rowing Facility Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2017
    Aire
  • 7
  • 2017
    CSULA Makerspace Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 2017
    Grand Avenue Housing
  • 7
  • 2016
    Glendale Artist's Residence
  • 7
  • 2016
    Lalique
  • 7
  • 2015
    Crossroads Shopping Center
  • 8
  • 2015
    Korean American National Museum
  • 392
  • 2014
    AEG Parking Structure
  • 8
  • 2014
    Claremont McKenna College Aquatics Center Feasibility Study
  • 4
  • 5
  • 2014
    Rouleau Residence
  • 7
  • 2013
    Bordeaux Sister Cities Pavilion
  • 6
  • 2013
    Cobb Residence
  • 7
  • 2012
    Tom Bradley MMM
  • 392
  • 2012
    UCLA Ackerman Student Union
  • 4
  • 8
  • 2011
    Brown Jordan Showroom at Pacific Design Center
  • 8
  • 2011
    Y-F House
  • 7
  • 2010
    LACCD Harbor College JPDC
  • 4
  • 2010
    Stanfordville Residence
  • 7
  • 2008
    Mira International Trade Center
  • 8
  • 2008
    Monterey Park Hotel
  • 393
  • 2008
    Vista Hermosa Park
  • 6
  • 2008
    Zoo Magnet
  • 4
  • 2007
    Berglass-Bluthenthal Residence Renovation
  • 7
  • 2005
    New Antioch Church of God in Christ Sunday School Addition
  • 394
  • 2000
    Kimm Residence 87th-Lex
  • 7
  • 1999
    Bundang Townhouses
  • 7
  • 1998
    Ayres Residence Renovation
  • 7
  • 1998
    Pinedo Residence, Fallbrook
  • 7
  • 1997
    Noodle Stories
  • 8
  • 1997
    Shinsadong Building
  • 8
  • 1996
    Parashu
  • 8
  • 1993
    Sun Gallery
  • 7
  • King House

    Santa Monica, CA
    2008

    The King House rejects the standard public front yard/private backyard typology, opting instead for a structure whose living spaces and bedrooms open onto a large garden and patio that faces the public streets and surrounding houses.

    The house is a solid mass in which one corner has been carved away, revealing the house’s inner life, but where angled walls that respond to the site’s wedged shape also contribute a degree of privacy for the house’s bedrooms. Primarily composed of renewable materials such as plaster and cement board, the general permeability of the house is reinforced by its green and gray cement board painting pattern, designed to echo the dappled light one sees when looking through a tree towards a sun-filled sky.

    Echoing the openness of the house to the neighborhood, the interior of the house is a series of free-flowing, continuous spaces that fosters a supportive, interactive family lifestyle. Generous use of skylights creates constantly changing light conditions that activate the interior. Extensive vertical glazing reduces the need for artificial lighting and enables ocean breezes to naturally ventilate the entire house, which does not include an air-conditioning system.

    Client

    • Erin and Matthew King

    General Contractor

    • Bonomo Development

    Project Team

    Awards

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