RtA Melrose by Dan Brunn Architecture

            <img srcset="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/11/11j92cvzdismsc92.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650 1x,https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/11/11j92cvzdismsc92.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=2 2x, https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/11/11j92cvzdismsc92.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650&dpr=3 3x" src="https://archinect.imgix.net/uploads/11/11j92cvzdismsc92.jpg?fit=crop&auto=compress%2Cformat&w=650" border="0" title="" alt="" width="650" height="" />Los Angeles-based fashion brand Road to Awe (RtA) hired Dan Brunn, AIA, Principal of Dan Brunn Architecture, to design a distinct flagship store as streetwise as its clothes. &nbsp;Located on the trendy Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles, CA, Brunn created a complex, dream-like space with geometric precision, meditative sensations, and positive/negative dualities. &nbsp;Graced with street exposure from two sides, the streamlined boutique needed to proclaim its variably angled black fa&ccedil;ades to the public. &nbsp;Dan Brunn Architecture&rsquo;s challenge was to renovate the 1,200-square-foot, 1970s building to offer new retail space that maintains its original footprint, but completely reshapes its geometry to create a more cohesive, sculptural experience. &nbsp;
Brunn completely renovated the 10-foot-tall space to create a minimalist backdrop for the edgy fashion consisting of concrete floors, black mirrors, wood surfaces, and blackened steel beams.  To create an air of exclusivity, the windows were reduced in size ...

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