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James McGarry

James McGarry

Santa Monica, CA, US

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I pulled the support columns 3 ft. off of each corner to help open up the view corridors.
I pulled the support columns 3 ft. off of each corner to help open up the view corridors.
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Butler-Shappee Pavilion, Front Porch & Master Retreat Addition

This project entailed creating a new pavilion, a new front entry porch and a new master retreat addition to a 1970's, hillside home in Ventura. 

 
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Status: Built
Location: Ventura, CA, US

 
At the front porch I designed a dropped ceiling to create a welcoming and intimate sense of entry.
At the front porch I designed a dropped ceiling to create a welcoming and intimate sense of entry.
I wrapped the additions with a low concrete ledge that acts as extra seating and loungin area.
I wrapped the additions with a low concrete ledge that acts as extra seating and loungin area.
The interior of the pavilion is naturally lit by operable skylights that also help with summer ventilation.
The interior of the pavilion is naturally lit by operable skylights that also help with summer ventilation.
Pavilion Section 'A'
Pavilion Section 'A'
Pavilion Section 'B'
Pavilion Section 'B'
Pavilion Section 'C'
Pavilion Section 'C'
Elevations
Elevations
Concept Sketch
Concept Sketch

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