2225 Hyperion Avenue
Client: Jean Young Jones
Site: two vacant lots on steep upslope from Hyperion Avenue, a busy arterial through the center of Silverlake.
Program: duplex residence: open living/dining/kitchen “loft” over two bedrooms and swingroom, all over open parking/storage
Size: 2,800 ft2
Completion: Spring 2003
Notes: type V construction: wood platform framing on cmu base (parking level) and retaining walls on cast-in-place concrete spread footings, built up roof; miscellaneous steel detailing including custom steel sash, stairs railings and sunshades; high efficiency 4 ton HVAC system with exposed ducts per unit
Publications: UME 18, 2004; Contemporary Architecture in America, Tashen, forthcoming