Belson Residence

Hollywood, CA

Cost & Scope: withheld


Completion Date: 1991



Belson Residence, Hollywood 1991

The existing house, on a woodsy Hollywood hilltop, was in a casual eclectic Ranch style, added on to incrementally over time. The charge to the architect was to continue this tradition, to modify, remold, and add pieces to the house and garden over the years.

The house represents a quintessential Los Angeles design problem: how to instill in a formless, chaotic setting a powerful new order which is is still energetic, loose, and free. Hadrian's Villa is the paradigm for such an approach: that of ordering a "found chaos."


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1992    Feb    L.A. Style    Magazine    Michael Webb    Special Additions    Wick Residence & Belson Residence
Feb-89    Southern California Home & Garden     Magazine    Terry Bissell    Shadow Play   
13-June-93    Los Angeles Times Magazine    Magazine    N/A    Room with a Wiew   
Nov-93    Ville & Casali    Magazine    Elisabetta Fiorito    Volumi A Los Angeles   
1994 march.21    il bagno    Magazine    Elena Luraghi    The paradigm of modernity   
2002    Los Angeles Houses    Book    Cristia Montes    Belson Residenc