We've just added two new, local projects to our Portfolio. Transforming a historic sugar beet warehouse into live-work townhome lofts, our 940 E 2nd Street project represents our passion for imaginative adaptive reuse. Our HealthCare Partners project demonstrates our ability to completely renovate an old office building facade. Both projects showcase expressive before-and-after photography.
As part of the Aaroe Architectural lecture series, our senior partner, Rocky Rockefeller, AIA, presented to a full-house at the Pacific Design Center. His informative 60-minute discourse on the Anti-Mansionization and Hillside Ordinances can be viewed at the John Aaroe YouTube Channel. Or you can click 'read more' to preview a selection of slides from Rocky's presentation. We'd like to express our gratitude to the John Aaroe Group for hosting this event.
Our design partner, Christopher Kempel, AIA, was invited to write the preface to the international book Villa in Nature: Lifestyles of Health and Sustainability. The publisher iFengSpace calls this volume a "visual feast" of the world's best residential designers. Our 33rd Street Residence is featured on the front cover and our Mandeville Canyon Residence is highlighted as well. (iFengSpace, 2011) Download Preface (1.5MB), 33rd Street excerpt (1.5MB), and Mandeville Canyon excerpt (2MB).
The French magazine Architectecture Durable, translated "Sustainable Architecture," specializes in projects that prioritize an ecologically conscious approach to design. This month the publication highlights two of our projects, the Banyan Drive Treehouse and Mandeville Canyon Residence. (Molitor & Madux, August-October 2011) Download Full Article.