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Los Angeles, CA


Zumtobel Group Award 2017

Innovations for Sustainability and Humanity in the Built Environment

American Institute of Architects

2016 AIA / LA Residential Architecture Award

For Excellence in Architectural Design, Multi Family Residential


Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design

2016 American Architecture Award


Mies Crown Hall America’s Prize (MCHAP)

Finalist, 2016, Best Built Work of Architecture in the Americas 


American Institute of Architects

2015 AIA / LA Design Awards

Honor Award for Excellence in Architectural Design


U.S. Green Building Council

2015 Outstanding Affordable Housing Project


American Institute of Architects

LA Next LA Awards

2012 Citation Award

For Excellence in Architectural Design


Los Angeles Business Council

Los Angeles Architectural Awards

2012 Award for Excellence 


The six-story, 95,000 sf building expands upon the Skid Row Housing Trust’s model of providing permanent supportive housing within the downtown core by incorporating a new type of shared public space within the building. Star Apartments is organized around three principal spatial zones stacked one upon the other: a public health zone at street level; a second level for community and wellness programs; and four terraced floors of residences above.  The building includes an onsite medical clinic, a 15,000 square foot Health and Wellness Center, and the new headquarters of the LA County Department of Health Services’ (DHS) Housing for Health Division.

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