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Arch Tour Fest 12:15PM: Chandler Tiny Homes Village

November 17, 2021 @ 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm PST

$30.00 – $45.00

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Steven Katz

Arch Tour Fest: Chandler Tiny Homes Village | 12:15PM

This tour is SOLD OUT

This is an in-person tour. Attendees will be required to show proof of vaccination. Please read and check the agreement and safety boxes in the registration. Additional information regarding the tour and check-in process will be emailed directed to registrants 24 hours before the event. Tickets are non-transferable.

CES Learning Units: 1 LU

Chandler Boulevard Bridge Home Village is a design and delivery model that has captured the public imagination, enhancing and completing community by honoring its most vulnerable residents through design. Designed and built in record time, just 13 weeks, this project is one of the centerpieces of the City’s emergency response to getting people into safe and healthy “bridge” shelter en route to permanent housing. As part of Lehrer Architects’ presentation Partner-In-Charge, Nerin Kadribegovic AIA IIDA, and Founding Partner Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA, will discuss the firm’s response to the challenge and project delivery.

Architect: Lehrer Architects LA, Inc
Builder: Ford Construction
MEP Engineer: S&K Engineers
Civil Engineer: Barbara Hall & Associates, PE

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Tour Led By:

Nerin Kadribegovic, AIA, IIDA, Partner, Lehrer Architects LA
A third-generation architect passionate about resolving complex design problems, especially where the economy is of paramount importance; he finds beauty in the rigor and discipline of dissolving obstacles; his forté is navigating extremely restrictive challenges with heightened creative thinking, strategic logic, and aesthetic to discover unconventional design solutions. He is obsessed with artfully directing natural light through the built space to create nuanced unexpected experiences. As a partner, Nerin plays a strategic design and business leadership role. Informed by a multi-cultural background coupled with extensive global travel, in overseeing major projects he contributes unique perspectives on contemporary design agendas and social issues impacting today’s architectural process. Enduring displacement as a refugee of the war in Bosnia, his experience evokes deep empathic connection to homelessness and critical issues facing our city. Nerin served as lead architect on the award-winning ‘Restore Neighborhoods Los Angeles design project. Featured on the cover of Dwell Magazine in 2020, the project is a key social impact design endeavor reflecting Lehrer Architect’s signature core values: strength, utility/economy, and ‘beauty as a rudiment of human dignity. Molded with courage and vision, at age 17, Nerin arrived solo in the United States; a Bosnian war refuge with $300 sewn into his jeans; he has successfully been ‘creating out of nothing’ ever since. Nerin lives with his beautiful wife and two children in South Pasadena, California.


Michael Lehrer, FAIA, Founding Partner, Lehrer Architects LA
Michael B. Lehrer, FAIA founded Lehrer Architects LA in his native Silverlake District of Los Angeles. The work–from the intimate to the monumental–is grounded in the idea that beauty is a rudiment of human dignity. He designs for the community with a reverence for light and space. Delight is a matter of extreme gravitas in the work. The work is to elevate every day and celebrate the community. The firm’s work consists of institutional, commercial, industrial, residential, and urban design projects. Regarding sustainability and thrivability, the work aspires to embody the beauty of performance and the performance of beauty. LEHRERARCHITECTS LA is steeped in the nurturing of creativity culture in its own work, both process and product, and in finding that spark in all of its client’s endeavors.

Learning Objectives:
1. Participants will learn the design and delivery methods used for getting projects built with extreme speed, fulfillment of design goals, and learning/implementing lessons during and after the project is completed
2. Participants will learn about clarity of mission and strategies for achieving it.
3. Participants will learn how to navigate delivering a successful pilot/beta project with many unknowns (and their consequences)
4. Participants will learn how the the community got on board and strategies for changing the culture of the city.


November 17, 2021
12:15 pm - 1:15 pm PST
$30.00 – $45.00
Event Category:


AIA Los Angeles


Chandler Tiny Homes Village
11471 Chandler Blvd
North Hollywood, CA 91601 United States
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