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CompanyLorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]
Lead DesignersLorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]
Design TeamLorcan O'Herlihy Architects [LOHA]
Project LocationLos Angeles, California
ClientCIM Group
CreditsPhotography: Paul Vu
Prize(s)Silver in Architecture Categories / Mix - Use Architectural designs
Entry Description

In an effort to create an urban anchor and village-like presence in this fast-paced neighborhood, we designed our Westgate1515 project to break down the scale of a typical housing project and to incorporate residential, community green spaces, and an enhanced public plaza. The 335,000 SF project that encompasses an entire city block, once the site of a former car dealership, now serves as a model for denser, mixed-use developments that combine essential housing with a larger civic purpose.


Lorcan O’Herlihy Architects [LOHA] harnesses the complexities and latent opportunities of urban society to create transformative architecture. Our work is driven by ruthless optimism, creative pragmatism, and a profound conviction that bold, enlightened design elevates the soul and enriches communities.