McLaughlin Residence

New single family residence with detached guest house and pool / Los Angeles (2016)

The McLaughlin Residence was the first new construction in the several decades in its neighborhood, presenting a design challenge in introducing a contemporary home within an older context of one-story homes. The wider than standard lot, offered the opportunity to create an L-shaped layout, with a reduced mass facing the front, and a very generous outdoor space. A guest house was also introduced, to offer live-work flexibility to the owners. The high ceiling interiors were oriented to receive ample exposures to the outdoors, reinforcing the sense of openness and lightness.


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Bldg Area: 3,578 SqFt
Lot Size: 7,320 SqFt

Structural Engineer: David H. Lau & Associates
Geotechnical, Soil Engineer: Stratum Geotechnical
Mechanical Engineer (Title 24): Solargy Inc