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* Residential Architecture: Formosa 1140 by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects

Posted by the editors on Sunday, 1 July 2012

Residential Architecture: Formosa 1140 by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects: “..Formosa 1140 by Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects (LOHA) is an eleven-unit housing project in West Hollywood, California..The facade is clad in red, metal panels that provide shade for the windows and separate the circulation of residents from the public domain..The building is located on one side of the site in order to accommodate a park, open to the public, on the remainder..Each apartment has a view over the park and makes use of cross-ventilation..’External circulation is used as a buffer between public and private realms and articulated through layers of perforated metal and small openings..’”  Dynamic, graphic facades, ample glazing, screening, privacy, ventilation, interesting interior volumes..

image: Lawrence Anderson; article: Dezeen

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