Biscuit Filmworks

Hollywood, CA

What if creating a nuanced relationship between new construction and existing buildings allowed us to blur the distinction between the comfort of home and the intensity of the work environment?

LOCATION:
Hollywood, CA

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AWARDS:

2009 AIA/SB Merit Award

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Treating two original warehouse structures as “found objects,”and using ribbed glass and board-formed concrete, we created a nuanced relationship between the new construction and existing buildings, consciously blurring the distinction between the comfort of home and the intensity of the work environment. The contrast between textured materials such as reclaimed wood and encaustic cement tile, with more industrial materials, honors the company’s vision for their workplace as a “factory for making”.

Project Information

Partners In Charge:
Russell Shubin, AIA, LEED AP
Robin Donaldson, AIA

Principals In Charge:
Mark Hershman

Project Team:
Erik Schonsett

Contractor:
Sierra Pacific Constructors

Photographer:
Tom Bonner

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SD is led by partners Russell Shubin, Robin Donaldson and Mark Hershman.

With offices in Culver City, Santa Barbara, and Orange County, California, projects are organized as a team effort, led and coordinated by an assigned project manager and project architect.

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ShubinDonaldson provides innovative environments for strategic, design savvy clients.

Projects are organized as a team effort, led and coordinated by an assigned project manager and project architect.