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    — Two Great Projects

    Paul Zimmerman, executive director of the West Hollywood Community Housing Corporation at the time, asked Patrick Tighe Architecture to present a scheme for a site the organization had acquired along with the city of West Hollywood.


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    Removing a wall and applying new countertops are easy to do conceptually. Such work often implies that you need to replace perfectly usable cabinetry, but as this project illustrates, that's not necessarily the case.

    Half of the kitchen in this small house in a coastal community was perfectly good (with stock cabinets less than 10 years old), but the kitchen itself was closed in by four walls with a small opening to the living and dining areas of the house.


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