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Major renovation and extension to an original 1930’s Californian bungalow

Reacting to the established convention of jarring juxtaposition of existing ‘old’ and introduced ‘new’ architectural elements ; the ‘Blurred House’ offers an alternative proposition; that of a blurring between ‘old’ and ‘new’ to produce a hybrid.


Celebrity homes: Young stars heat up California real estate

Kevin McHale, who plays paraplegic Artie Abrams on Glee, is also a former boy-band member and accomplished dancer. Last April, he was tapping over the wood floors of his $1.025-million home, which includes extensive windows to take in the Hollywood Hills view. Not far away, costar Lea Michele -- Rachel Berry on Glee -- bought a 1920 Hollywood bungalow.


Viewed from the street, the house appears largely unchanged, with a small clerestory window the only hint of reconfiguration. Both internally and externally; moving through the house, new materials, spatial ch