Img0055.jpg (68,909 bytes)Morgan Residence (1990) - Topanga, CA
A retired Broadway actor's dream house, this project began as a small sculpted clay model on a sheet of plywood. It grew into a series of undulating concrete forms, which nestle into the surrounding oak woodlands and meadows.

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Img0069.jpg (58,604 bytes)The unique structure is composed of a web of steel reinforcing supporting a thin shell of ferro-cement and insulation which is finished with a variety of colored plasters inside and out. As light as the structure is, it suffered no damage in the 1993 Malibu/Topanga fire or the 1994 Northridge Earthquake.

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The complex of spaces tie together in a unique shape to provide 6,000 square feet of living space with canyon and meadow views to the north.

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