Necessary redensification of Los Angeles. 1819 Pico por Brooks + Scarpa

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Project team
Lead Designer.- Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA.
Principal in Charge.- Angela Brooks, FAIA.
Project Manager.- Fui Srivikorn.
Micaela Danko, Jeffrey Huber, FAIA, Dionicio Ichillumpa, Eric Mosher, Flavia Christie, Iliya Muzychuk, Eleftheria Stavridi, Arty Vartanyan.
Structural Engineer.- Labib Funk Engineering.
MEP Engineering.- Idiaz Design.
Civil Engineering.- Labib Funk Engineering.
Landscape Architect.- Tina Chee with Brooks + Scarpa.
Solar Consultant.- CalSolar, Inc.
LEED Consultant.- Alternate Energy Systems.
United Building Corporation.
52,200 sq. ft.(4850 sqm), 49 units (0.57 acres) 86du/acre.
1819 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, California, USA.
$21.8 mil.
Masonry.- Angeles Block Company.
Metal.- Custom Perforated Screens Metal Sales, Inc.
Concrete.- Type ll Portland Cement with 25% flyash, LM Scofield Lithochrome stain.
Wood.- Composite floor truss joists by Weyerhaeuser, Micro-lam and parallam composite beams by Truss Joist Corporation, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certified oak flooring, cabinets, and structural wood.
Exterior.- Recycled Portland Cement Exterior Cement Plaster with integral finish.
Windows.- Arcadia, Alpine, US Aluminum Corporation.
Glazing.- Solarban 80 by PPG.
Skylights.- Bristolite, Solatube International, Inc.
Doors.- TM Cobb, Timely, Steelcraft Manufacturing Co., McKeon Door Company, Nationwide .Industries, Anemostat Door Products, Total Door Systems.  
Hardware.- Schlage, Trimco, LCN, Ives, Rixon, Monarch, Pemko, Johnson, Elmes.
Roofing.- 4-ply Modified bitumen membrane cool roof by CertainTeed Corporation.
Flashing.- Celotex, GAF corporation, Grefco, APOC.
Cabinets.- Recycled Formaldehyde free MDF and FSC certified oak.
Paints.- Non-toxic zero VOC Paints by AFM Safecoat.
Paneling.- Recycled Formaldehyde free MDF, Recycled-Content Gypsum Board with 31% recycled content (26% post consumer waste), Dens-Glass Gold by Georgia-Pacific.
Flooring.- Ecotile by Walker Zanger, concrete and FSC certified oak.
Lighting.- Shaper, Bega Prudential, Stonco, Belfer, Del Rey Lighting.
Controls.- Lutron.
Insulation.- Blown in cellulose insulation is 98% recycled. Recycled-Content, Formaldehyde-Free Insulation Batts by Johns Manville.
Fixtures.- American Standard, Kohler, Bobrick, Grohe, Chicago Faucets, Toto, Delta.
Appliances.- GE, ISE, Bosch, Fagor, Bertazzoni.
Insulation.- Recycled-Content, Formaldehyde-Free Insulation Batts by Johns Manville.
Other.- Storm water catch basin and filter system by Stormwater360, Contech, Inc., Cabinet hardware by Sugatsune, Basco and E.B. Bradley.
Brooks + Scarpa.

Angela Brooks, Lawrence Scarpa. Brooks + Scarpa

Brooks + Scarpa is a collective of architects, designers and creative thinkers dedicated to enhancing the human experience. Honored with the 2014 Smithsonian Cooper- Hewitt National Design Award, the firm is a multi-disciplinary practice.

Founded in 1991 as Pugh + Scarpa, the firm changed its name in 2010 to reflect the current leadership under Angela Brooks, FAIA and Lawrence Scarpa, FAIA. Today, Brooks + Scarpa is a 25 person interdisciplinary practice involved in rigorous design and research that yields innovative, iconic buildings and urban environments.

With more than one hundred significant national and international awards and thousands of publications awards include; the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt National Design Award, National and State of California American Institute of Architects Firm Award, The Lifetime Achievement Award from AIA California Council and Interior Design Magazine, Architectural Record Houses, Architectural Record Interiors, The World Habitat Award and The Rudy Brunner Prize. 

The firm’s work has been exhibited worldwide including venues such as The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, The National Building Museum, Portland Museum of Art, the Gwanju Bienale and has also appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show.



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