rear view from street below
       
     
Master Bedroom Balcony
       
     
entry gate
       
     
entry gate-open
       
     
inside entry courtyard
       
     
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rear gate to recording studio
       
     
steel stair with wood treads
       
     
steel truss stair
       
     
new kitchen
       
     
island counter
       
     
recording studio
       
     
entry gate design sketch
       
     
rear view from street below
       
     
rear view from street below

a glass and steel balcony was added to provide access from the Master Bedroom. Solar panels and a metal roof were installed for durability and energy efficiency.

Master Bedroom Balcony
       
     
Master Bedroom Balcony
entry gate
       
     
entry gate

The  renovation in the  Hollywood Hills consisted of updating  an existing house that needed an entry, a kitchen, a new stairway, new floors, plumbing, electrical, mechanical, lighting, music studio, and cabinetry. 

 

entry gate-open
       
     
entry gate-open

A  glass gate was created for privacy.  The front door needed tobe special so it was fabricated from reclaimed wood from an 1885 school house.This 5 foot wide door pivots to open. The roof was extended  to form a trellis to accentuate the sense of entry.

inside entry courtyard
       
     
inside entry courtyard
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rear gate to recording studio
       
     
rear gate to recording studio

The gate was a custom design, fabricated from standard aluminum extrusions and hardware. The stainless steel lockset was selected for durability.

steel stair with wood treads
       
     
steel stair with wood treads

The inside of the house was gutted. Old  mechanical ducts and a cramped stairs were removed for a more open, grand staircase. Steel columns  were used for support to create an open plan.

steel truss stair
       
     
steel truss stair

the stair was designed similar to a truss to keep the components thin and light.

new kitchen
       
     
new kitchen

The bamboo cabinetry, stainless steel counter and engineered stone was custom fabricated from FA design and drawings. 

island counter
       
     
island counter

Custom fabrication from FA design and fabrication drawings.

recording studio
       
     
recording studio

The design of the room was coordinated with an Acoustic Engineer for maximum sound isolation properties. The ventilation, heating and cooling was coordinated with a mechanical engineer.

entry gate design sketch
       
     
entry gate design sketch