This guide is very much a work in progress. Expect additional, specific architectural information, links and random blather shortly. For now, pray, indulge my inaccuracies, misnomers and general loosey-gooseyness.
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Contemporary art gallery…
North Venice Ave
International modern architecture. Arched porticoes integrate the building with the area’s early Venice, Italy theme.
100 Market Street
This century-old craftsman sports freshly stuccoed walls and newly shingled roof.
Venice, CaliforniaRead on →
1979 by Morphosis
Joshua Sales’s 2-4-6-8 Studio, designed by Thom Mayne and Michael Rotundi in 1978, was initially an add-on to his bungalow (which subsequently burned and was reconstructed by Johnson Marklee Architects). The studio is an early example of the deconstructive architecture of which Morphosis was a leading proponent.
Said to be built with eco-friendly materials, solar assisted water and electric system.
2006 by Steven Shortridge, Callas Shortridge Architects
With floating boxes of corrugated metal and glass, this modern home by a firm once associated with Frank Israel is almost Donal Judd-like in its minimalist design.
2002 by Steven Ehrlich Architects
This oblong modern residence designed by one of Venice’s best-known architects is off-set by a sleek lap pool. The steel canopy running the length of the house contains roll-away shades to protect the pool and open house from the harshest sunlight.
2008 by Tk and Tom Schey Builder (under construction)
737 Conserve is the follow up of a Platinum LEED home that Tom Schey built in Venice, California, the completion of which took place in mid-October 2007.Read on →
2008 by d u Architects
A gallery took up residence in the main space for what turned out to be a rather short stint this spring. They’re gone now…
Abbot Kinney Blvd
2008 by Mark Mack Architects
Abbot Kinney Blvd