schindler residence

Entrance Gate.  Mechanical frosted glass louvers above for privacy and visual control

Entrance Gate.  Mechanical frosted glass louvers above for privacy and visual control

Dining towards kitchen and entry door.

Dining towards kitchen and entry door.

schindler residence

Living room towards dining and kitchen.  

Living room towards dining and kitchen.  

Original restored manual wood louvers for sight control. New Glass louvers above.

Original restored manual wood louvers for sight control. New Glass louvers above.

Front courtyard with addition floating above light well that provides light to lowest floor.

Front courtyard with addition floating above light well that provides light to lowest floor.

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a complex melding of new to old, folding, wrapping and stacking.  respectful and bold.

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On the roof deck looking back towards the house, and standing on the balcony looking towards the roof deck and studio below.

On the roof deck looking back towards the house, and standing on the balcony looking towards the roof deck and studio below.

To solve the issue of bringing light down to the lowest floor as well as not reduce the size of the courtyard, the 3rd floor addition hovers above the light well.

To solve the issue of bringing light down to the lowest floor as well as not reduce the size of the courtyard, the 3rd floor addition hovers above the light well.

The master suite with a moveable privacy wall and large expanses of glass.

The master suite with a moveable privacy wall and large expanses of glass.

The master bath with operable frosted glass louvers for full privacy and light.

The master bath with operable frosted glass louvers for full privacy and light.