2510 Temple Los Angeles Building, Californian Affordable Housing Units, Property Photos

2510 Temple Los Angeles Building

Filipinotown Affordable Apartments in California, USA – design by Patrick Tighe Architecture

Jun 15, 2018

2510 Temple Los Angeles – Filipinotown Building

Design: Patrick Tighe Architecture

Location: 2510 W Temple Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA

2510 Temple Los Angeles Building

Perched within the Historic Filipinotown, just west of Downtown Los Angeles, this building responds to its context both at city-wide and neighborhood level.

2510 Temple Los Angeles, Filipinotown Building

The project addresses the ongoing housing crisis in Los Angeles through the density of housing units. Here, a combination of 47 market-rate and affordable housing apartment units sit atop a storefront commercial space located at the ground level. A strong concrete base grounds the project within a full block on Temple Street.

2510 Temple Los Angeles, Filipinotown

Accommodating the Public component of the project including commercial space, and a double-height lobby, the base activates the streetscape and gives the project a human-scale by mediating between it and the apartment buildings above. Clad in metal panels, the sculptural form of the entry serves as a connection between the public and private areas of the project.

2510 Temple Filipinotown building

The building also hosts semi-public amenities such as a gym, shared offices, and a community room, which gives the project an urban identity. The base also serves as a plinth, separating the private/ residential portion of the project from the public areas.

Clad in cement fiber board, the apartment buildings are organized around a courtyard, with a pool and spa at its center consisting of one floor of flats and two levels of townhouse style apartments, the building is capped in a metal panel roof, sloped to maximize natural light and ventilation through north-facing clerestory windows.

2510 Temple building in Filipinotown

Architects: Patrick Tighe Architecture
Client: 4site development
General Contractor: 4site development

Photographers: Art Gray

2510 Temple Los Angeles Building images / information from The Chicago Athenaeum, 150618

2510 Temple Street in Filipinotown is one of over 100 shortlisted buildings to win at the prestigious 2018 American Architecture Awards:

American Architecture Awards 2018

Location: 2510 W Temple St, Los Angeles, CA 90026, USA

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