Star Apartments by Michael Maltzan finalist in the MCHAP 2014/2015

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Design Architect & Architect of Record
Michael Maltzan Architects
Affordable Housing, Social Services Counseling, Community Activities, Market-Rate Retail
95,000 sf
Completed 2014
LEED status
LEED for Homes Platinum
$19.3 million
Los Angeles Business Council Architectural Award, 2012; AIA Next LA Design Award, 2012
Los Angeles, California


Michael Maltzan Architecture. Founded in 1995, Michael Maltzan Architecture is an architecture and urban design Los Angeles-based practice. The practice’s work has been recognized with numerous accolades, including five Progressive Architecture awards, 31 citations from the American Institute of Architects, the Rudy Bruner Foundation’s Gold Medal for Urban Excellence, and was selected as a finalist for the Smithsonian/Cooper-Hewitt Museum’s National Design Award. This work has been featured in a number of international publications including Architecture, Architectural Record, Architectural Review, Artforum, A+U, Domus, Blueprint, GA Houses, Lotus, Los Angeles Times, Mark, Metropolis, and The New York Times.

Michael Maltzan received a Master of Architecture degree with a Letter of Distinction from Harvard University’s Graduate School of Design and he holds both a Bachelor of Fine Arts and a Bachelor of Architecture from the Rhode Island School of Design where he received the Henry Adams AIA Gold Medal.  His designs have been published and exhibited internationally and he regularly teaches and lectures at architectural schools around the world. He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Architects and a recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters Architecture Award.



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