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Jun 2, 2017

Peter Tolkin Architecture together with the artist Yunhee Min have been selected as one of four finalists competing to create a public gateway at the Glenarm Power Plant for the city of Pasadena. Over the past 20 years Peter Tolkin Architecture has worked at the intersection of Architecture and Art producing public spaces and arts projects both independently and in collaboration with established artists. For more details see below. http://www.pasadenanow.com/main/city-to-name-four-finalists-for-glenarm-power-plant-public-art-project/#.WS212dy1uUm

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Mar 20, 2014

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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Aug 12, 2013

Art Center College of Design invited Peter Tolkin Architecture to install a variation of our Dunnage Ball at their North Campus for the week leading up to graduation on August 17th. Following on the success of the Dunnage Ball we began to look at other larger, more elaborate configurations. Peter Tolkin Architecture, with assistance from Leigh Jerrard, designed Torus, which is comprised of 90 dunnage bags in a donut shape, approximately 30 feet in diameter and 15 feet tall with an 8-foot diameter center chamber. The geometry of …

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Apr 11, 2013

  The Armory Center for the Arts’ temporary outdoor gallery features rotating exhibitions and consists of three 8′ x 12′ panels supported by a structural wooden framework designed by Peter Tolkin Architecture. Currently on display until September 30 are three images from Connie Samaras’ photographic series Surface Events documenting two infamous Los Angeles wildfires. Image credit: David Meyer.

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Apr 10, 2013

The Armory Center for the Arts has asked Peter Tolkin Architecture to design and install a variation of our Dunnage Ball series at the upcoming Pasadena Earth and Arts Festival. Peter Tolkin Architecture, with assistance from former employee Leigh Jerrard, has designed Torus, an interactive sculptural installation 30 feet in diameter, 15 feet tall, and made up of 90 dunnage bags. Like its dynamic predecessor Dunnage Ball, which drew crowds at the 2008 Glow festival in Santa Monica, Torus promises to inspire …

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Oct 1, 2012

Peter Tolkin Architecture’s structural framework for the Armory Center for the Arts’ temporary outdoor gallery at 733 North Fair Oaks Avenue in Pasadena, CA, has been built. Designed to catch the eyes of north and southbound drivers and pedestrians along the busy vehicular corridor, Roadside Attraction is made up of three vinyl 8’ x 12’ panels mounted on a wooden framework, resembling an oversized z-fold screen that displays rotating exhibitions, beginning with Water & Power. For more information, visit the Armory Center …

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Oct 24, 2009

Peter Tolkin Architecture, in collaboration with the Armory Center for the Arts and the Pasadena & Foothill Chapter of the American Institute of Architect, has organized a panel discussion to take place of the next three Saturdays.  The first session titled “Past: Pasadena and its Various Histories” will be moderated by Larry Wilson with Anthony Denzer, Ilene Susan Fort and Michele Zack as panelists.  The second sessions titled “Present: Assessing Recent Developments in Pasadena” is Moderated by Christopher Hawthorne with …