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Lofts at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles Lofts at Cherokee Studios, Los Angeles

Brooks + Scarpa's Lofts at Cherokee Studios feature an operable façade of perforated metal. More

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ra50: Brooks + Scarpa ra50: Brooks + Scarpa

Whether high-end or low-budget, Brooks + Scarpa's inventive work enhances the built environment. More

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Gwynne Pugh Departs Pugh + Scarpa to Focus on Urban Design

Award-winning Pugh + Scarpa Architects will no longer practice with its two named partners at the helm: Gwynne Pugh has left the firm to start Gwynne Pugh Urban Studio. More

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remembering architectural photographer marvin rand
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remembering architectural photographer marvin rand

the feisty, opinionated artist held a special affection for working with young... More

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urban flight

Broadway Court's pleats and folds look like wings, lifting it head and shoulders above the stucco boxes that characterize much of the affordable housing in downtown Santa Monica, Calif. Pugh Scarpa Kodama built simply and economically so it could “splurge More

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core values core values

Anyone wanting to quickly sum up the principals of Pugh + Scarpa Architects could take a look at the parking lot of their office in Santa Monica, Calif. Lawrence Scarpa, AIA, drives a pickup truck, consistent with his bold, unpretentious personality. Ange More

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orange grove, west hollywood, calif. orange grove, west hollywood, calif.

Although Orange Grove looks nothing like the pitched-roof bungalows that surround it, a judge pronounced it “a good neighbor. More

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solar umbrella, venice, calif. solar umbrella, venice, calif.

Sure, this solar-powered house costs almost nothing to run. But what most impressed the judges was its thoughtful site analysis and the way the landscape slips in and out of the house. More

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prodigal sun prodigal sun

Architects David Arkin, AIA, and Anni Tilt installed a solar system on their northern California home eight years ago, and judging from the results they've seen, there's little doubt they would do it again. More

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