This midcentury home with an ocean-view corner lot had a dated exterior and little functional outdoor space | Ventura CA
The journey from paper plans to realized structure involves precision, skill, patience, creativity and flow. Kurt Jordan captures the construction process in The Makers, part 2 of our Art + Architecture series.
In this series of images capturing Archipelago Workshop projects in process, guild member Kurt Jordan explores the physical and temporal transitions in the built environment from demolition to reconstruction, with a […]
We took out walls and peeled back layers – so, so many layers – of previous, random renovations to this 50’s-era ranch and opened up the kitchen/dining space to a split-level living area.
early hand-drawn iterations through in-progress build, remodel and deck addition | santa ynez ca
site plan and iterative models for main residence, guest house, pool, cabana, horse barn and stables | montecito, ca
new site and entry design for an ocean-view hillside home marries the higher main entrance to the sloped landscape below
a sampling of materials used in recent projects: reclaimed steel, reclaimed hardwood, and board-formed, cast-in-place concrete are in equal measure utilitarian and sustainable, and all just get better looking with age. images […]
earthquake-safe foundation hold-down bolts + radiant floor heat + sub-slab foam insulation | jones street studio project | ventura CA bonus feature | archipelago workshop collaborator and maker elle wildhagen […]
The progression in these sketches – free-form bird’s-eye view to penciled-in plantings to final renderings – reflects our design process: creative riffs evolve into a realized landscape (or built environment.) […]