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Mar 7, 2016
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Peter Tolkin and Mabel Wilson will be giving a talk on their project Listening There, Scenes from Ghana as part of the program for the Graham Foundation exhibition Architecture of Independence: African Modernism. In this talk, Wilson and Tolkin will discuss how Ghana’s mid-century modernist buildings have fared in the half-century since their construction and how they function in today’s increasingly urban and global contexts. For more details see below. http://www.grahamfoundation.org/public_events/5416-listening-there-scenes-from-ghana   When: March 8, 2016, 6pm Where: Madlener House …

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Jan 22, 2016

Peter Tolkin Architecture is pleased to announce that UC Riverside has been awarded an NEA grant for the installation of “Red Carpet in C”, a collaboration between artist Yunhee Min and architect Peter Tolkin. Currently being developed with Peter Tolkin Architecture, the project is conceived as performative architecture–as both an object to be viewed and a space to be inhabited–a virtual translation of music into three dimensions. The suspended fabric form undulates through the volume of  the two-story atrium at UCR’s Culver Center …

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Apr 1, 2015

Peter Tolkin Architecture is proud to announce the completion of Santa Monica Yacht Club restaurant. Santa Monica Yacht Club is a bar focused seafood restaurant centered on handcrafted cocktails and small plates. The central feature of the design is the ceiling alluding to fiberglass and teak boat construction and aesthetics. The ceiling not only mitigates the low existing ceiling slab, it organizes the program, creates a spatial dynamic, and delineates the overall design approach. With a material palette of tropical …

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Mar 20, 2014
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Pasadena Magazine features the Holly Vista Residence in its March, 2014 issue. The article, All in the Family, narrates the development of the renovation of this home overtime and the relationship between architect and client. Respecting the integrity of the home’s mid-century design, Peter Tolkin Architecture’s series of projects for the Holly Vista Residence resulted in a complete transformation of the house.

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Oct 19, 2013

The Sunglass House project is featured in the Los Angeles Times‘ Saturday Home & Design Section article Ocean Views? Sure, but this Malibu house aims to deliver more.    

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