News: the latest info, events, and details about current projects and office activities.
The latest news, events, and details about current projects and office activities.
October 31, 2017
Following up on our AIA Long Beach | South Bay Honor Award win last Thursday, yesterday our Corner Pocket House received a Design Citation Award from the AIA Los Angeles. The project is thus a winner in both the AIA chapter where our firm is located and the chapter where the project is located, a significant achievement. Given the strong competition by highly-regarded design offices, we are extremely honored by the jury's recognition.
October 27, 2017
What an amazing evening last night! Our Corner Pocket House in Manhattan Beach received the Honor Award at last night's AIA Long Beach | South Bay Design Awards, making it the only project out of all 42 entries to achieve this top-level design accolade. The jury was made up of three highly esteemed Los Angeles architects, Lorcan O'Herlihy FAIA, Alice Kimm FAIA, and Michele Saee, who noted:
We are incredibly honored to receive this award, which is given every two years, and thank the jury and AIA LB|SB for the recognition!
May 11, 2017
We're excited to announce that our Rear Window House in Culver City has received an AIA Los Angeles Residential Architecture Award Citation in the Renovations category. The jury praised the design's "simple, almost Danish Modern sensibilities" at the awards gala last night. We're so honored that our project gained this recognition!
April 10, 2017
Ed has been invited to give a lecture on our work as part of CalPoly Pomona's 2017 Spring Lecture Series. The lecture is open to the public, so please join us May 19th @ 12:00 in the IDC (Building 89) on CalPoly's campus.
March 31, 2017
We're honored that our Hangar Office project has been selected as one of two Finalists for AZURE magazine's 2017 AZ Awards in the Environmental Leadership category. AZURE is widely regarded as Canada's leading design journal; our project was among 800 entries from 41 countries. Each category will have a People's Choice award and a jury award. We'd love it if you cast your vote for our project in the People's Choice awards by May 5th, here.
February 1, 2017
Our Rear Window House in Culver City has recently been photographed. The project consists of a contemporary addition and major renovation to a small house built in the 1940s. A full set of images and drawings can be found here.
February 14, 2016
Construction has begun on our Corner Pocket House, located at 2nd Street and Meadows Avenue in Manhattan Beach. Demolition is complete, foundations are poured, and the walls are rising. The project strategically grafts new open living and kitchen areas onto an existing bungalow, while giving the whole building a unifying facelift. Project description and renderings can be found here.
October 8, 2015
EOA's exhibition Dwelling Without a Plan had a successful opening run last month at Woodbury University's WUHO Gallery on Hollywood Boulevard. The exhibition was the culmination of a yearlong research project by Ed Ogosta as the 2015 Visiting Fellow in Woodbury's Department of Architecture. The project critiques the profession's growing readiness to regard building design as the mere creation of signature objects, rather than the creation of the experiences of objects. Much more detail and full project photos can be found here.
June 18, 2015
The Los Angeles Business Council has awarded the 2015 Los Angeles County Sustainability Award to our Hangar Office project, also known as the Mahdesian Learning Center. The Council's 45th annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards gala was held on June 18th at the Beverly Hilton, with a keynote speech by Pritzker Prize laureate Shigeru Ban. The awards recognized projects that "successfully married environmental sustainability with aesthetic sensibility while contributing to the fabric of their communities." Our LEED-Platinum project was the only awardee in its category, so we are very honored to receive this prestigious recognition. A news feature on this award is also available at ArchDaily.
March 4, 2015
Our Hangar Office project has been selected for the 2015 AIA Center for Emerging Professionals Annual Exhibition. The exhibition "promotes the compelling work of the rising generation of architects"; this is our third project to be included (both our Hybrid Office and Four Eyes House were included in the 2013 exhibition). Our presentation boards are currently on display at AIA National headquarters in Washington, D.C. and are on view until April 30th.
February 23, 2015
The Los Angeles Business Journal has named Edward Ogosta Architecture's Hangar Office the Best Sustainable Project of the year. The LEED-Platinum project won Gold (the top honor in the Sustainability category) in the LABJ's Commercial Real Estate Awards program, which "recognizes the biggest, best, and most notable commercial real estate projects of 2014." We learned of the award alongside our client, Servicon Systems, at an evening awards gala held February 17th at the LA Hotel Downtown. We are extremely proud of this amazing achievement, not least since the other finalist in this category was a very strong entry by the City of Santa Monica, which won Silver. A spread on the project is in this week's issue of the Journal.
January 23, 2015
Metropolis magazine has awarded our Hybrid Office project Second Place out of 153 entries in the Workspace of the Future 2.0 design competition. The competition "challenged participants to redefine the idea of the office, illustrating their interpretation of the evolution of workplaces within the next 15 years." The project is featured in the January 2015 issue of Metropolis, as well as on ArchDaily, and won our office a handsome cash prize of $2500!
October 22, 2014
We're extremely proud that our Hangar Office for Servicon Systems has at last been awarded LEED-Platinum status for New Construction, making it the first building in Culver City to receive this highest level of sustainability certification. This is a tremendous achievement, and thanks is due to our unbelievably dedicated client and great contractor SPS Builders. Follow this link to see the official listing with credit information in the online USGBC Directory, or download the credit report here. A search of the Directory confirms that Hangar Office is the first LEED-Platinum New Construction building in Culver City!