Tighe Architecture

Tighe Architecture

Los Angeles, CA



The California Headquarters for Douglas Elliman Real Estate and Development is located within a prominent office building in downtown Beverly Hills. Douglas Elliman is one of the countries top producers of real estate with offices world wide. The design of the Beverly Hills office reflects the National Identity / brand of the company and serves as the home of their development operations.

The 11,000 sq ft office space is located on 2 floors. The second level consists of 7,000 sq ft of office space in both private and open office configurations. The lower level (4,000 sq ft) contains all meeting and social spaces.

The objective was to create a welcoming space that would serve as home to the realtors. The client requested a sophisticated space that would unite the 2 story office configuration. 

The office has a strong connection to the community. The space and activity contained within is visible from the courtyard and from the street. An oversized rotating media wall is central to the open floor plan of the ground floor and can be configured in any number of ways to offer multiple configurations for display and meeting opportunities.

A series of “living room” spaces can be utilized or the space can be opened up to accommodate larger events to include lectures, meetings, etc.. for up to 200 people.

An architectural staircase is a bold design feature that unites the two levels of the office environment. The organic form of the sinuous stair of white is central to all activity. The stair is finished in a smooth steel troweled plaster and detailed with continuous accent lighting.

A glass volume is central to the office and serves as the main conference area. Sheets of glass retract into the thickened walls that define the room. The space can be reconfigured as part of the greater whole.

The office space is a classic, timeless architectural interior where attention to detail and a commitment to sustainability play a prominent role in the design of the 21st century office environment.

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Status: Built
Location: Beverly Hills, CA, US