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Location:  3040 Gertrude Ave. La Crecesnta-Montrose, CA. 91214 United States of America

Site Area: 7,401 sq ft / 0.125 hectares Size: 3,996 gross sq ft / 2,190.32 gross sq m

Program:  This is a an existing empty vacant lot. The parti is to divide the public realm from the private areas, by the use of a common space/green roof/and centrally located pool. All levels have view to capture the Verdugo Mountain Range, views and the entire valley basin, towards downtown Los Angeles.

The additions, exterior is cladded in a white washed cedar, hung on a rain screen system that allows the wood to expand and contract naturally, while the black smooth steel troweled stucco under, keeps the U value and vapor barrier secure. The addition of 2,  15 foot wide, 9 foot tall pocket door system, allows the outside, in.

Design: 2020, Construction: 2020-2021

Type: residential modern

Project Team:

Design + Build: hu mn lab,+inc.

General Contractor: Harris, Construction, Inc. + hu mn lab,+inc.

Structural/MEP Engineer: MMSE Engineering, Mike Martineze, C.E., S.E.

Soils Engineer: Terradyne Enviromental, A.  Wahab (SAM) Noori, P. E. QSD

Civil Engineer: T Engineering Group, Inc., Quang Tran, P.E.

Green Roof: Justin Ewart/AAWRP

Photography: DNA_Photography

3D rendering: hu mn lab,+inc. + Rstyle 3D