ON THE BOARDS
Mediterranean Revival Renovation & Addition
Los Angeles, CA
Project Type: Partial main house renovation and new accessory structure
Project Size: 800 SF accessory structure with garden roof, plus approximately 3,000 square feet of hardscape with pool
Current Phase: Construction Documents (main house) and Schematic Design (ADU)
The Assignment: Design a new single-story Accessory Dwelling Unit at rear of sloping property to reflect the Mediterranean Revival style of the existing main house; with a new pool and adjacent hardscape, as well as new terrace and gardens at the front of the property. Minor renovations to the interior of the main house.
Currently: We have received permits for the main house work and are completing Construction Documents. Simultaneously, we are working with external consultants on the ADU, which include investigation of the stormwater sewers with Forma Engineering, and design of the theater with DSI Luxury Technology.
Standout Details: We incorporated a new decorative pergola structure to an existing deck at the main house. The romantic design was inspired by french brasseries and will feature a fire-resistant material.
Sustainable Features: Triple-glazed windows, thermal insulation, efficient heating system, energy-efficient appliances, new solar panels, a drought-tolerant landscape, preservation of mature oak tree, integrated rain gardens, and a walkable green roof are intended.