Exploring the 24th Street Residence: A Design by Steven Kent Architects

PROGRAM: Minimalist modern home with outdoor room, art display walls, recording studio and home theatre utilizing green building technologies.

Clients are a Culver City art gallery owner and a musician with two young boys.From the street the house is a series of overlapping rectangular volumes each with different materials and textures. The house is anchored by a 3-story poured concrete stair enclosure.

Beside it the 2nd floor cantilevers out, sheltering the main entry. This glass volume is shrouded with a retractable aluminum structure fitted with wood slats for privacy.The main floor is a large living space that opens to the outdoor room. They are connected by an expansive wall of glass multi panel sliding doors.