Architect

LOHA Architects

Year of Completion

2008

Client

Habitat Group Los Angeles, LLC

Material of interest

Metal

Material Used

Corrugated metal

Properties of Materials

The careful placement of outer skin panels and inner skin fenestration creates a choreographed effect, both revealing and concealing, while achieving a unique expression of form and materials. The exterior skin also keeps west facing units cooler by acting as a screen and shading device.

Material Properties

Material of interest: metal.

Material used: Corrugated metal.

Properties of material: The careful placement of outer skin panels and inner skin fenestration creates a choreographed effect, both revealing and concealing, while achieving a unique expression of form and materials. The exterior skin also keeps west facing units cooler by acting as a screen and shading device.

Application

Facade

Climate

Mediterranean

Keywords

Facade, Mediterranean

Location

West Hollywood, CA, USA

Sources

Case study by Qian Huang, Washington University in St. Louis.

Architect website: www.loharchitects.com

Fabricator website: www.metalsales.us.com

Other: http://www.archdaily.com/16194/

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Date submitted

March 2014

Disciplines

Architecture

Formosa 1140 for Habitat Group Los Angeles, LLC in West Hollywood, California

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