Yesterday, Rockefeller had its first meeting with local high school students as the ACE mentoring program takes off for the semester. Michelle, Rocky, and Ethan joined representatives from Del Amo Construction and John Labib & Associates to speak about Architecture, Construction, and Engineering. The students prepared structures that tried to meet each of the judge's criteria: aesthetics, structural stability, and conservative use of materials. 

The overall winner which survived the shake test, was organized by color, and used fewer blocks than two of the others.

Del Amo Construction's choice was the most conservative with its materials, though it didn't fare well in the shake test.

The best architecture award chosen by us at Rockefeller went to the Eiffel Tower replica that stood high above the rest, though it didn't do so well against the shake test.

The structural award was given by John Labib's office for a sturdy construction that also celebrated some beautiful structure (see the bricks painted on the Lego on the side).

We are happy to be partnering with Del Amo Construction and John Labib & Associates through the next 10 weeks as we organize field trips, plan events, and get local students excited about Architecture, Construction, and Engineering. 

Our hard work hasn't gone unnoticed in the online community. The architecture and interior design website Houzz has recognized us as worthy of their "Best of Design" award for three years running. Check out our profile here.

Home Tour: Recap

September 2015

Thanks to everyone who came out to see the house last Saturday on the 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour. We really enjoyed showing off the house, and we hope everyone enjoyed seeing it in person! Thanks to the homeowners for opening their home for the tour and to everyone who helped make the event possible.

One of our homes is being featured in the upcoming 2015 L.A. Beach Cities Modern Home Tour. 33rd Street Residence is listed among an impressive group of homes this year, and we are excited to be sharing the home with you this weekend (Saturday Sept. 12th from 11am to 5pm). Check out the link here for more information and to order tickets.

We hope to see you there! 

A group photo of (almost) all of us here at Rockefeller from the night of the final Art Walk. Thanks so much to everyone who came out for the events this summer. We hope you had just as much fun as we did! Photo by Catherine Lau.