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Dwell on Design modern home tours begin Saturday

June 14, 2012 |  2:43 pm

Simon Storey house exteriorTickets are still available for Dwell on Design modern home tours this weekend, in advance of the annual design exhibition June 22 to 24 at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Dwell East Side Home Tour The self-guided East Side Modern Home Tour this Saturday includes Simon Storey's 960-square-foot Eel's Nest, shown above and featured by L.A. at Home earlier this year, and designer-developer Jerome Pelayo's sustainable Sunia Home, both in Echo Park. Farther east, the tour will include OKB Architecture + Construction's colorful addition in Pasadena, shown at right, as well as a Buff, Straub and Hensman home in San Marino and Fer Studio's modern update of a 1980s La Cañada Flintridge residence, which we featured back in 2009. 

A Prefab Plus Home Tour on Sunday will highlight a pair of prefabricated town houses designed by Whitney Sanders, Linda Taalman's Back Yard Plug-in Module, a hybrid prefabricated structure using Blue Sky Building Systems in Santa Monica, a Ray Kappe-designed LivingHome in Santa Monica and a Venice residence by Marmol Radziner Prefab. (A West Side Home Tour on June 24 is sold out.). Homes will be open from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; tickets are $85 per tour.

The Dwell on Design show will highlight the latest products, projects and ideas for lovers of modern design. Show hours: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 22, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. June 23 and 24. Ticket options: a three-day pass is $40 to $45, a two-day pass is $30 to 35, and a one-day pass is $15 to $20.

The event takes place at the convention center, 1201 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles. You can register in advance for the show or the home tours.


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Mountain View mobile home prefab

Ray Kappe's house: An interactive tour

Simon Storey's Eel's Nest: the full article

-- Lisa Boone

Photo credits, from top: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times; Tamara Leigh Photography