Rehabilitate a derelict residential hotel and first floor commercial building in deteriorated San Pedro, CA neighborhood. Create 39 units of single room occupancy housing with related support and community spaces for some of the area’s most profoundly poor and homeless population, many of whom have mental disabilities.
Design 68 apartments of affordable family housing in Los Angeles at 7th and Coronado Streets. The non-profit developer, Los Angeles Housing Partnership, desired a design that addressed both concerns for safety of the residents in a marginalized neighborhood and the opportunity for a sense of community within that neighborhood. It was especially important to make that connection with a seniors’ affordable housing project on an adjacent property that they also own.
Convert a deteriorated two story residential hotel to affordable permanent housing for 61 adults with mental disabilities. Provide a stable environment without being institutional. Develop sufficient community space within the building and grounds to administer social services for residents and the neighboring community. Create a residents' micro- community while integrating the "new" Las Palomas within the context of the larger neighborhood and, ultimately, the greater Los Angeles context.
Transform, downsize, and modernize an existing and deteriorated 196 rooms, five-story Residential Hotel with maze like circulation and minimal open space into an 80-unit facility for frail elderly. Increase service amenities and open space while maintaining commercial space on the first floor. The site is located on South Alvarado Street in the City of Los Angeles across from MacArthur Park and is being developed by the Los Angeles Housing Partnership
Mixed-use 76-unit affordable housing with 11,000 sf of commercial space