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Home tour: Fung & Blatt design recalls the past, celebrates the present, plans for the future

June 4, 2011 |  5:58 am

Architects Michael Blatt and Alice Fung had an important client: Michael's mother, Bobby Blatt, whose longtime family home had burned down. Among the questions they all faced:

How to accommodate the busy life of a working professional who entertains frequently, yet anticipate the future needs of someone in her 70s?

How to design a space flexible enough not only for her, but for grandchildren and other visitors?

How to weigh architects' preference for modern design with the client's taste for the traditional?

ARTICLE: The full story on Fung & Blatt's solutions

PHOTOS: Fung & Blatt house  

Photo credit: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

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