October 11, 2016

NEW BOOK | “Passive House Buildings - California’s Energy Future”

PHCA, in collaboration with Low Carbon Productions has release the first book documenting the Passive House building pioneers working in California. The book presents 32 Passive House buildings located across California, including the first three in the Los Angeles Area.  It documents how the Passive House Standard is being utilized to meet the carbon reduction and climate change goals. This book demonstrates how the Passive House Standard provides a reliable and well-documented path to construct and renovate buildings to meet our State’s Net Zero Energy targets. More than ever the Passive House Standard is the way to design, build, and retrofit our buildings in California.

PARAVANT Architects is excited to be featured in the book “Passive House Buildings - California’s Energy Future” with a new ground-up passive house building in Los Angeles/CulverCity.

September 23, 2016

First Passive House in Los Angeles

PARAVANT Architects has designed the first new construction Passive House in Los Angeles. The project has received the Pre-Construction Certification and is now under construction in Culver City, CA.

The term passive house (Passivhaus in German) refers to a rigorous, standard for energy efficiency in a building, reducing its ecological footprint. It results in ultra-low energy building that require little energy for space heating or cooling.

September 20, 2016

American Four Square Los Angeles

PARAVANT Architects designed a modern interpretation of an American Four Square multifamily residence. The two story building is located in close proximity to the University of California (USC) campus and is part of the University Park Historic Preservation Overlay Zone (HPOZ) Los Angeles City Planning Department, Office of Historic Resources. During the HPOZ public hearing this week the board members approved the certificate of appropriateness.

September 13, 2016


On September 10th, 2016 The Wende Museum, its board of directors and the City of Culver City celebrated the groundbreaking of the Armory, the Museum’s new home. The event took place in front of the new main entrance to the new museum campus designed by PARAVANT Architects and consultants. This gathering of contributor’s marks the starting point for the transformation of this building.

July 16, 2016


New single family Residence  in collaboration with contractor WSA & RIMA in the Pacific Palisades has been completed.
Pacific Palisades Architect
Culver City Architect
Pacific Palisades Architect
Fusion House Design

June 27, 2016


Zero Energy Home | Zero Net Energy (ZNE) building receives building permit in Culver City, California. The construction of this highly efficient single family residence is schedule to start shortly.

Residential Remodel Manhattan Beach, CA

Remodel Manhattan Beach
Residential remodel and façade renovation of an existing single family home located in Manhattan Beach, CA has recently received approval for construction by the Building and Planning Department.

June 10, 2016


Pacific Palisades ArchitectThe construction of the custom single family residence located in the Pacific Palisades / City of Los Angeles, California in collaboration with WSA & RIMA is close to completion.

March 21, 2016


Design concept for the remodel of a master bathroom in a West Los Angeles single family residence featuring a free standing soaking tub, steam shower, double vanity, chandelier and separate toilet room.
Architect West Los Angeles, Architect Culver City

February 28, 2016

Tenant Improvement Silicon Beach

Architect Commercial Design, Architectural brandingPARAVANT Architects provided architectural, interior design and retail branding services for the new Pronto Income Tax “Business Center” in West Los Angeles. The office space planning provides additional flexible work stations and meeting areas for business client dialogue and consultation

February 17, 2016

“NEW ECO HOMES” | Architectural Digest

Green Architect, Architect Culver CityPARAVANT Architects work is featured in the book “New Eco Homes” by Manel Gutiérrez published by HarperCollins Publishers. This book presents sustainable homes from around the globe that showcase the newest innovations in environmentally minded home design. “New Eco Home” is found on the book review section of “Architectural Digest”.

January 2, 2016


PARAVANT Architects wishes you a Happy New Year and all the best for 2016. We will be changing our appearance with a new and fresh look.  You will see the changes take place over the coming weeks.  
Culver City Architect