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Lighthouse / Knowhow Shop

Lighthouse is a micro-building designed and built like a piece of furniture. We discarded typical details and assemblies in favor of new methods of construction from the ground up. The result is a project designed to test our craft in materials and our perceptions of space. From a door with no right angles, to a custom made skylight that marries traditional boatbuilding materials with details borrowed from a car sunroof, to shop fabricated and mitered SIPs (Structural Insulated Panels) joined with film industry hardware. This is not a project that we would have been able to hand off to a contractor to execute, so we bypassed the normal methods of architectural production, and relied on the most experimental potential of our design/build model. Lighthouse is an office for our business, a showcase of our craft, and an example of the huge potential within rethinking the way we design and build.
© Stephen Schauer

Architects: Knowhow Shop

Location: Highland Park, Los Angeles, CA, United States

Design/Construction: Knowhow Shop

Area: 154.0 ft2

Project Year: 2017

Photographs: Stephen Schauer, Marisa Vitale, Nephew LA

Estimated Construction Cost: $50,000

© Stephen Schauer

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