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New Carver Apartments – Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Building: New Carver Apartments
Location: 1624 South Hope St., Los Angeles, California
Completion: 2010
Architect: Michael Maltzan Architecture
Structural Engineer: B.W. Smith Structural Engineers
General Contractor: Westport Construction
MEP: IBE Consulting Engineers

AE Interests: Wood and concrete frame clad in stucco, trapezoidal fan shape minimizes transmission of traffic noise and exhaust into building, galvanized sheet metal fins line the courtyard to desguise structural steel columns, guardrails, roof drains, and form privacy screen for residents.


Written by Carlos Estrada

August 30, 2010 at 9:02 pm

Posted in Built

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