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30 Oct

Osteria Mozza – Los Angeles Magazine

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / October 30, 2007 / 0 Comments

New This Month: Osteria Mozza

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15 Oct

1+3=1House | Architectural Record

In Residential Building Construction by John Murawski / October 15, 2007 / 0 Comments
How do you triple the size of a house when it sits on a small lot in Venice, California? Young Los Angeles architects Steffen Leisner, Ali Jeevanjee, and Phillip Trigas faced this challenge when they collaborated on expanding a house for a couple living in a 970-square-foot, avocado-colored Venice bungalow with shingled siding and a hiedroof near Abbot Kinney Boulevard, the town’s vibrant central drag.The owners-a filmmaker and a multimedia artist-asked the architects to provide them with 2,500 square feet of new space on the bungalow’s long, narrow lot, including living and office areas as well as an art studio and rental unit.

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30 Sep

Pizzeria Mozza

In Restaurant Construction by John Murawski / September 30, 2007 / 0 Comments

One of the most recognized and respected chefs in America today, Mario Batali brings the much-anticipated Pizzeria Mozza to Marina Bay Sands.

With a wide selection of salumi and fresh mozzarellas, or Lasagna al Forno to Nancy Silverton’s legendary Chopped Salad, and the extensive array of world famous pizzas-foodies and wine buffs, and dough-obsessed pizza-lovers alike will marvel at a menu of epic proportions.

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15 Aug

624 California, Venice – Architect News

In Residential Building Construction by John Murawski / August 15, 2007 / 0 Comments

Gentrification can occasionally foster good design rather than vulgar excess. As the humble cottages on narrow lots in Venice rise past the $1 million mark, the challenge for architects is to satisfy the expectations of new buyers without destroying the character of the community. Inevitably, some developers have maxed out their sites with dumb boxes, but it’s exciting to see how other people have curbed their greed and developed inventive solutions.

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