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  •   We're excited to announce that construction began on the Lyric Residence this week! The first step of cutting a path to the top of the site is already complete. More info on the Lyric Residence

  •   Framing has begun on the Alder Residence and should be complete in the next weeks. We're more then a little excited to see the building take shape! More info on the Alder Residence

  •   The High Ridge windows and doors are installed and looking great! Below is a view of the atrium- an outdoor space we carved into the kitchen. It should be fun to look up and see the stars when cooking dinner or to serve a drink to guests from the kitchen while they're sitting outside! More info on the High... [ read more ]

  •   With the cedar siding complete, the Norwich Residence is in the final stretch of construction! The next step is to install the landscape/hardscape, which we also had the privilege of designing. Stay tuned for more images! More info on the Norwich Residence.

  •   After shepherding the Alder Residence through an intensive Mount Washington Specific Plan approval, construction began this week! We're excited to see the building take form! More info on the Alder Residence

  •   After a brief period on the market and multiple offers, the Shurkin Residence sells for well over asking! Congratulations and all the best to the Shurkin family on their new adventures in Nashville! See the Shurkin House Listing on Redfin.

  •   Construction has begun on the High Ridge Residence in Beverly Hills. After countless hours of toil, we're excited to have the project underway! More info on the High Ridge Residence

  •   We're happy to announce that we received design approval for the High Ridge Residence! Check out images of the massing model below: View of the model showing the long facade facing the street. View of the model showing the facade opening towards the panoramic view.

  •   The Boulder Duplex plans were approved and permits issued so we didn't lose a beat to begin construction! So far we've torn the ceiling off to create double-height spaces in the living room and master suite! More pictures to come as the project progresses. Vaulted ceiling in the living room. Clear story in the master suite.

  •   The Lookout Mountain project that CHA designed and general contracted was just put on the market! The open house is today from 2:00-5:00! Link to The Multiple Listing Service page here.

  •   Video of our most recently completed project! 8700 Lookout Mountain Ave: [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rSiXNLB9e0[/embed] Video by PLG Estates

  •   First model of a house we're working on in Mount Washington:

  •   Wish construction went as fast as tearing something down!

  •   We're just about to break ground on a new house in Sherman Oaks. Thanks to Jeff Lenox- a talented designer in our office- for all of the amazing work on the project! Isometric view of the northwest corner of the residence. The project was divided into quadrants to reduce the perceived scale of the building. Isometric view of the... [ read more ]

  •   Getting a footing in Laurel Canyon.

  •   The article of the LA times Cramped Valley home is renovated in a modern ranch style by Carren Jao features Shurkin Residence's addition, and interviews the proud owners. Link to the article here.

  •   Study of materials and patterns proposed for the Egan Residence.

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  •   Existing House. Area to be demolished. Proposed addition. Proposed access. Proposed roof line.

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  •   Here's a view of the model from the backyard:

  •   Some pictures of the Shurkin Addition that I shot yesterday... Still working on the landscape. Interior view of the nicely lit master bedroom. Reflections.

  •   Moving forward with the addition to Shurkin Residence. Shurkin's interior primed.

  •   It's been a peach-pastel-fest around here as we put the final touches on CreamCookie on 3rd St.

  •   CreamCookie is to coming together- the drywall was installed today. Next step is to finish the cabinetry and the counters. Get ready for ice cream sandwiches!

  •   Framing for Shurkin Residence's addition is up!

  •   The Shurkin Addition in recently underway and the foundations is already finished. Next step is the structural framing! Stay tuned for more construction shots!

  •   Many thanks to the Smithsonian American Art Museum for the invitation to give a talk- it was an inspiration to discuss our work among the beautiful collection!

  •   Thanks to Patrick Fraser for the beautiful construction photo of his cabin. We'll post more photos as the project progresses. In the meantime you can check out more of his photography here.

  •   Waiting for a new CreamCookie to open on 3rd st!

  •   We just completely overhauled our website and upgraded to a new and much improved content management service. Thanks to Vaska of Indehibit for your amazing work! Next step is to update the site with our most recent projects...stay tuned!!

  •   Wishing you happy holidays and an amazing 2013!

  •   Congratulations to the second year Woodbury University students on the stellar completion of your second year design studio- it was a pleasure to work with you throughout the semester!

  •   It's a pleasure to work in such a beautiful landscape!

  •   Exterior view of the studio entrance. Along with great views, the openings in the studio provide nice lighting to the space. This view of the bedroom showcases the simple yet elegant cabinet system. Interior view of the studio's bedroom. Access to private courtyard. Beethoven Studio Plan Beethoven Studio Section

  •   Casey Hughes Architects and Hiroshi Jacobs were selected to create an installation for the Flashpoint Gallery in Washington DC. Much thanks to CulturalDC for the opportunity and the Creative Communities Fund for the generous grant! More info on the program and our installation here.

  •   View from of master suite from the backyard. View of the garden court between the master suite and the existing house. Master Suite Addition Step 1: A private garden court is inserted between the existing house and the addition. Step 2: A light scoop is raised to catch the reflected northern light. Step 3: A second west facing lightwell... [ read more ]

  •   Casey gives a talk on Process Driven Design and recent work at the Salon Design Series in Venice. Salon Design Series Lecture No. 2: Casey Hughes Architects: Approach_Natural Selection and Process Driven Design chughes.net Salon Design Series is a bi-monthly evening of inspiration, cross-fertilization, and networking for local designers organized by Jessica Lambert and Sean Knibb. Video by Pierre... [ read more ]

  •   Casey Hughes was invited to speak about his recent work at the Salon Design Series. The event will be held at 1522 Abbot Kinney Blvd. Venice, CA on May 23rd from 7-9:00 pm. Hope to see you there!

  •   This image is of the entry/server room framing. Photos of other parts to follow…

  •   Here's a sneak peak of the forthcoming conference room for Prologue Pictures new office.

  •   Today was the first formal review of the students' site research and design concepts for the studio Alan Loomis and I are teaching at Woodbury University. Thanks to Andrea Dietz for providing the students insightful feedback and congratulations to the student on your great work!

  •   Amy Jo Diaz and Casey Hughes are looking forward to teaching a diorama-making course at the Machine Project gallery on Sunday, January 15th! More about the course: P.I.E. (Personal Immersive Environments) Sunday, January 15th 2012 10am – 4pm Instructors: Amy Jo Diaz and Casey Hughes Join us for an afternoon of personal-diorama-making. These dioramas are intended to produce miniature immersive environments using both two and... [ read more ]

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  •   Casey was recently interviewed by Ideas are like Rabbits- "a library of sorts, an ever evolving archive of commiseration, illumination and inspiration." Check out the interview here. More about Ideas are like Rabbits from their website: Creation is a strange and elusive process- the stuff of late nights, closed doors and black coffee. At times isolating, at times collaborative... [ read more ]

  •   Thanks to Lian Chikako Chang of Archnect for the glowing review of our Flatland installation at the Harvard Graduate School of Design! Thanks to Nam Henderson of Archinect for selecting it as an Editor's Pick.

  •   Thanks to Dezeen for publishing our Coldwater Studio project on their website and thanks to all of you for the positive feedback!

  •   The Flatland installation opens at Gund Hall of Harvard University, Graduate School of Design. Flatland is an installation that forms a canopy over the south balconies of Gund Hall, Harvard Graduate School of Design. Designed by Casey Hughes (CHA) and installed in collaboration with Hiroshi Jacobs, the concept was developed for a design competition initiated by the Harvard Graduate... [ read more ]

  •   On June 27th, 2011 Casey Hughes was admitted into the American Institute of Architects.

  •   Casey Hughes Architects in collaboration with Evangelos Kotsioris and Marcela Delgado presented their study of the Harvard Dance Center to it's director Jill Johnson and her colleagues. The study documented the existing building and proposed a phased plan for its renovation. The first phase of the plan, which focuses on the building's street identity, the entry terrace and the... [ read more ]

  •   Congratulations to the students for creating compelling designs that prompted such an interesting discussion! Today was the final review for the second project in Casey's Architecture design studio in the Career Discovery program at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Special thanks Mariela Alvarez Toro, Day Jimenez, Christopher Roach, Marta Ricart, Sandra Martinez Herrera, and all of the other... [ read more ]

  •   Casey Hughes is scheduled to lecture to the architecture program of Career Discovery at the Harvard Graduate School of Design on June 21st. The lecture will discuss the use of abstraction in architectural representation. Casey will be presenting ongoing research initiated in a series of studios that he led at the Boston Architectural College.

  •   The studio Casey taught this summer at the Boston Architecture College finished last week to great success! It was a pleasure working with the students throughout the semester! Below is a excerpt our studio brief: “What we are witnessing is a shift in the traditional relationship between reality and representation. We no longer progress from model to reality, but... [ read more ]

  •   See our video proposal for a Lutheran church at the base of the recently renovated Highline Park in the Meat Packing District, NY.

  •   Casey Hughes was interviewed by Matt Luem of Luem Associates to discuss the merits of a new Converse Community Center in Brooklyn, NY. The Converse Music Center is a hybrid youth community center and a band practice space. The project creates a vital space for youth to develop their musical abilities and is an outlet for them to perform... [ read more ]

  •   Casey Hughes accepts the invitation to join the Master Plan Advisory Committee for Saturn Street Elementary School. The Committee's objective is to develop a Master Plan to transform the Saturn campus into a park-like setting open to the community during non-school hours. The vision is inspired by the Trust for Public Land/People for Park's 'Community School Park' concept, which has been... [ read more ]

  •   After much toil and sweat, our new website launches! Be sure to check-back as we continue to add more projects to the site. We look forward to hearing your thoughts about the website, our work, or anything else that may be on your mind. Thanks to Ross West of West and ByDesign for the CSS and PHP programming and... [ read more ]