Pitman Dowell Residence

Michael Maltzan Architecture projected the residence for two artists located 24 Km north of Los Angeles at the edge of Angeles forest. Inspired by geometric arrangements of interlocking polygons, the new residence takes the form of a heptagonal figure whose purity is confounded by a series of intersecting diagonal slices though space. Bounded by an introverted exterior, living spaces unfold in a moirĂ© of shifting perspectival frames from within and throughout the house. An irregularly shaped Read more […]
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Book Bar by Michael Maltzan

JinHua Architecture Park’s Book Bar, designed by Michael Maltzan, expands the important confluence between the book and architecture in Chinese history: in the third century B.C.E., a descendant of the philosopher Confucius concealed several of his texts in a wall when the emperor ordered all Confucian writings burned. The pavilion form pulls its central wall outward into two unequal, cantilevered arms, each concealing within a public space for learning. The smaller wing is perforated by an Read more […]
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