The transition between single and multifamily, the obstruct house shields the property from an apartment building next door. The first level acts as the forms base allowing the second level to rest on and extend from it, creating activated areas under the extensions. The heavy stillness of the base contrasts the movement of the delicate, repeating façade above.

status: built
project scope: architecture, interiors
location: santa monica, california
size: 4915 square feet
dates: 2017-2020
photos: © Nico Marques