Hide Out House by Dan Brunn Architecture

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9f/9fev7hnsf04f5pn6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9f/9fev7hnsf04f5pn6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9f/9fev7hnsf04f5pn6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/9f/9fev7hnsf04f5pn6.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Los Angeles-based architect Dan Brunn, AIA, Principal of Dan Brunn Architecture, redesigned the 3,600-square-foot former Janss Family residence&mdash;a hub associated with the contemporary L.A. art scene in the 1970s and 1980s&mdash;by using his minimalist aesthetic, while incorporating design cues from the home&rsquo;s original architect Frank Gehry, FAIA.&nbsp; The entire first floor was gutted to create an open-air plan that accommodates work and display space for the owner, artist James Jean, as well as domestic necessities.&nbsp; Interiors are arranged around an existing oversized rectangular skylight.&nbsp; New windows were added to bring additional natural light into the kitchen and living areas.&nbsp; Brunn created a dynamic undulating staircase wall and utilized primary building materials&mdash;such as wood, concrete, and glass&mdash;as a nod to the architectural shapes and material palette famously used by Gehry at the time. &nbsp;&nbsp;<br>
A fish-scale copper-clad entryway leads into a compressed vestibule that begins to introduce do...

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