January 24, 2019 Assembledge+’s favorite design trends featured on Restaurant Development + Design

Assembledge+’s David Thompson on his favorite restaurant design trends right now

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January, 2019 Firenze Residence featured in Modern Luxury Angeleno

Magic hour: An architect, a developer and an interior designer walk into a home, and the result is Southern California dreamy

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November 8, 2018 Wonderland Residence featured in Los Angeles Times

An earthy addition transforms a dull ranch house into a modern treehouse

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June 1, 2018 Wonderland Park Residence Wins Los Angeles Business Council Housing Award

At the 48th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council, Assembledge+ received the Housing Award, which recognized Wonderland Park Residence and the whole project team for its ground-breaking design and commitment to meeting the modern day needs of Los Angeles. A full list of honorees, as well as pictures of the winning projects, is available here.

May 11, 2018 Assembledge+ to Reimagine Bakersfield’s Downtown Bus Terminal

Assembledge+ was recently commissioned by the Golden Empire Transit District to provide conceptual design services to remodel the existing Downtown Bus Terminal. The Golden Empire Transit District provides public transportation to the greater Bakersfield area with a total service area of 110 square miles, providing approximately 18,000 rides daily with an annual ridership above 3 million rides.

December 12, 2017 Oakdell Residence Wins Single-Family Residential Award from Southern California Development Forum

Announced at the Annual Design & Philanthropy Awards breakfast, Oakdell Residence won the Single Family Residential Award.

June 26, 2017 Oakdell Residence Wins Housing Award from Los Angeles Business Council

Assembledge+ was honored at the 47th Annual Los Angeles Architectural Awards, hosted by the Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) on June 22 at the Beverly Hilton. Assembledge+ received the Housing Award which recognized Oakdell Residence for its design excellence and innovation.

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June 16, 2017 Art Installation for Los Angeles Design Festival Now Complete

As part of the Los Angeles Design Festival (LADF), Assembledge+ has just completed a large-scale art installation, titled [in]tension, at City Market South, a historic produce market newly transformed into creative mixed-use located in the heart of DTLA’s Fashion District.

[In]Tension activates the courtyard of City Market South by interpolating 18 warped steel frames woven in an intricate pattern—promoting discourse on the location’s historical context and fostering user engagement through their playful connections and detail. The selected materials were inspired by the site’s history and spirit, as well as a reflection of how the neighborhood has evolved over the years, paying homage to City Market’s burgeoning produce market half a century ago to its shift in focus as a wholesale merchandiser of garments. With reference to weaving and looms, mason’s string was woven throughout. This type of string is typically used to serve as ‘guidelines’ during construction— abstract lines made physical for just brief moments in time. Intertwining the past with the present, City Market South is evocative of these connections and transitions. As this site and neighborhood continue to change, [In]Tension is a brief, temporary homage to the immigrant-labor that has built it—the farm-workers of the market, the piece-workers of the Fashion District, and the building tradesmen.

[In]Tension will be open to the public for viewing throughout the duration of the festival from June 6 – June 11, and will remain on site until June 24th. Thank you to Los Angeles Design Festival, We Are Secret Agent, and Lena Group for letting the Assembledge+ team create magic. Click here for more pics during LADF’s Opening Night Kick-Off Party. 


May 22, 17 Assembledge+ Wins Two Golden Nugget Awards

The 2017 Golden Nugget Awards honors architectural design and planning excellence throughout the US and internationally. Assembledge+ earned its Merit Honors for Oakdell Residence and Wonderland Residence, which were both honored for Best Renovated or Restored Single House.


May 15, 2017 Oakdell Residence Wins AIA|LA Residential Honor Award

Oakdell Residence honored with  AIA|LA Residential Architecture Honor Award in the Adaptive Re-Use/Renovation/Historic Preservation category.