Sam Ozman

Sam Ozman

Pasadena, CA, US


Figueroa Hotel , Los Angeles

What we see in Los Angeles is borrowing from many cultures , the most influential is the Spanish and the modest through Richard Noitra and Rudolf Schindler and the Case Study Houses and the reinterpretation of modernism by again the Spanish / Mexican in term of Barggan and Legareta ,so  the idea of contemporizing yet again these heritages and cultures is where I started my design. 


It is Between the Spanish and the mid-century modern and reinterpretation of main Stream Modernism likes Luis Barggan and Logereta those were my inspirations. 


It is about creating a memorable unique experience for visitors based on centuries of traditions that affected the architecture in Southern California through presenting these styles in a modern way .

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Status: Competition Entry
Location: Down Town Los Angeles