Posts tagged as 'Brooks & Scarpa'

Mon 22.1.

The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa

Posted by Walter Phillips on 22.01.2018 - Tagged as:

The SIX by Brooks + Scarpa

Photographer: Tara Wujick


Skid Row Housing Trust’s The Six, permanent supportive housing designed by Brooks + Scarpa for formerly homeless individuals and veterans in MacArthur Park, received the 2017 Institute Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) at the AIA Conference on Architecture in Orlando, FL today. AIA’s Institute Honor Awards is one of the highest recognitions for excellence in architecture, interior architecture and urban design regardless of project’s budget, size, style, or type. (more…)

Rosa Gardens by Brooks & Scarpa; photo by John Edward Linden

The Los Angeles-based architectural practice Brooks & Scarpa have recently completed this 7914-square-meters affordable apartment building located in the picturesque area of the famous for its mid-century modern architecture Palm Springs, California. Comprising 57, two and three-bedroom family units, Rosa Gardens prides itself with ‘more than a 75% recycling rate’ and many sustainable solutions such as; passive solar design strategies, wide use of recycled materials – insulation is made from recycled newspapers while building’s façade is clad with recycled aluminum cans formed into building blocks – have been employed in the design of this $12.5-million development. (more…)