Our work brings the sensibilities of California’s modernist heritage into the present, balancing evocative new designs with sensitive adjustments to mid-century homes by architects such as Richard Neutra and Craig Ellwood.

The backbone of this work is a consistent architectural expression that is precisely tailored to our clients’ needs while always retaining its core character: lucid, decisively modern, and rooted in Southern California. This consistency allows us to focus on developing strong and specific solutions, rather than pursuing novelty.

We’re committed to an architecture of calm, livable, indoor-outdoor spaces, in which bespoke cabinetry, wood paneling, and built-in fittings reconcile modern simplicity with comfort and familiarity.

Principal John Bertram received his Master of Architecture degree from Yale School of Architecture. He lives with his wife Ann Magnuson and their cat Lucy in Richard Neutra's 1939 McIntosh House in Silver Lake.