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For the latest on this modern remodel, check out the project blog below.

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360 House Modern Remodel Construction Update - June 2010

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Tue, Jun 15, 2010 @ 12:06 PM

The 360 house is almost complete. The photos here aren't great, but we thought we'd share them with you anyway. They were taken with an iPhone on June 2, 2010.

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Master Bedroom above

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Stair and loft office above

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The last post has much clearer pictures of this area, but now the ceiling has been painted orange to complete the effect of the orange element carrying through the house.

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The stainless steel cable railings are in.

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Perfect example of why you should hire professional architectural photographers to shoot your work. Amature iPhone photos don't cut it. 

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The indoor/outdoor connection

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Water is now in the pool. Just in time for summer.

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The 360 house is designed by Modative modern architects in Los Angeles. The 360 House is located in Long Beach, CA.

Feel free to contact us if you'd like to learn more about this remodel project.

Tags: remodel, Modern Design, Architecture portfolio, modern remodel, Residential, Long Beach, Pools

Modern Home Remodel Construction Update - May 2010

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Tue, May 11, 2010 @ 12:05 PM

Some photos from our visit to the construction site of the 360 House remodel in May 2010.This project is located in Long Beach, CA.

Here's a quick reminder of what it looked like prior to our modern architectural intervention.

before moden remodelYikes!

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Now that's better.

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The front door -  an aluminum storefront system.

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Here's what the entry area looks like from the inside. It was important to bring the exterior materials inside to create an indoor/outdoor feel. The ceiling was about to be painted to matchthe orange on the exterior.

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A close up

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Here you can really see the Hardie fiber cement shiplap siding carry from the outside in.

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The second floor of the cube contains the unique master suite.

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View of the master suite from the loft office

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The loft office above

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The loft home office. You can start to see that the orange canopy at the front of the house carries through to the back yard.

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Looking from the back of the house through to the front.

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From the entry to the kitchen

Modern kitchen island

Kitchen island

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The kitchen and living area flows into the back yard thanks to the large triple track sliding doors.

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A modern outdoor living room complete with fireplace.

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The back yard awaits the finishing touches.

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The orange roof and wall extensions shade the south facing windows while also creating the outdoor living room in the backyard.

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Full view of the back of the house

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Detail of the door from the guest bedroom to the back yard

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Pool sans water

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We love these aluminum interior door frames


As you can see, this modern remodel makeover is almost complete.

Tags: Modernism, remodel, Modern Design, Architecture portfolio, Long Beach, Pools

Long Beach Modern Remodel Nears Completion

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Thu, Apr 29, 2010 @ 11:04 AM

The 360 House modern remodel nears completion in Long Beach, CA. Here's a recent photo taken by our landscape architect, Miriam Rainville, of the front of the house.

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The orange entry piece is painted stucco. The garage with Master Suite above is clad in affordable HardiePlank® Lap Siding with metal detailing to give it a more modern and sophisticated look.

The 360 house was designed by Modative Architecture. Stay tuned for further updates as construction wraps up.

Tags: remodel, Modern Design, Architecture portfolio, Residential, Long Beach, Materials

Modern Remodel Construction Photos

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Mon, Feb 8, 2010 @ 11:02 AM

Some construction progress images of the modern remodel of the 360 House in Long Beach, CA.

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Entry Area

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The open living plan

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The Office Loft with Master Bedroom beyond

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Detail of metal (aluminum) windows

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The Pool and Spa

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The 360 house was designed by Modative Architecture. Stay tuned for further updates as construction continues.

Tags: remodel, Modern Design, Architecture portfolio, Residential, Long Beach

A Modern Remodel Gets Underway - Demolition

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Fri, Oct 30, 2009 @ 16:10 PM

Construction on the 360 house modern remodel has begun. As of now they are still wrapping up demolition, so there's not much to see. Just in case you'd like to see the existing framing, here are some photos of today's site visit in Long Beach, CA.

remodel constructionView from the street. Already liking the form of the house better without the faux mansard roof and rough stucco.

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Living room

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Upstairs office

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Looking towards the area that will become the master bedroom

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Look out below

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Back yard demo

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View from the back yard

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Modern Remodel Construction To Start Soon

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Mon, Oct 26, 2009 @ 17:10 PM

Update October 2009

Permits should be pulled any day now and construction is expected to start on the 360 house in the next few weeks. In progress construction photos of this modern remodel will follow shortly.

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Project Description - A Modern Remodel

Posted by Derek Leavitt on Mon, Oct 26, 2009 @ 17:10 PM

"Less is More"...

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