Page & Turnbull Office Salons is a quarterly-ish series of conversations about broad themes in architecture and conservation. Designer Lingxiu Chong shares her thoughts on our most recent Salon about Color held in San Francisco with guest speaker, London-based academic and designer Adam Nathaniel Furman. Enjoy this read about Adam’s research into architectural polychromy and how our work celebrates California’s colorful past, present and future! Continue reading
The Peabody Werden Duplex Move
On June 30, 2016 the East LA Community Corporation (ELACC) took the next step in its preservation efforts of the ca. 1890 Peabody Werden Duplex in Boyle Heights by relocating it to the other side of the street. Continue reading
All in a day’s work
Page & Turnbull architectural historian Jonathon Rusch was captured at India Basin doing what he does best—that is, evaluating a historic vernacular landscape—by Landscape Architecture Magazine. Page & Turnbull has been preparing a series of documents Continue reading
In June I was fortunate to be able to take part in the third annual Youth Architecture Camp for underrepresented and at-risk children. The camp was started from a collaboration between the AIA East Bay and Fam First Family Foundation as a way to introduce Architecture and design in general to youth in the East Bay. While I was only able to attend one full day and the final presentations, I was truly taken back by the amount of enthusiasm the kids showed. We were lucky enough to be able to provide this opportunity for them, and without hesitating they took full advantage.
Page & Turnbull served as the Preservation Architect for the rehabilitation, seismic upgrade and new addition to the historic Berkeley Public Library in downtown Berkeley, CA. The new addition’s compatible design has been featured visually (this picture!) in the National Park Service’s Preservation Brief 14: New Exterior Additions to Historic Buildings: Preservation Concerns.