This former garment manufacturing warehouse in Los Angeles’ Silver Lake neighborhood has now develop into the house of impartial animation and movement graphics studio, Roger. The 6,500-square-foot space was renovated by CHA:COL, Inc., who have been tasked with bringing the commercial constructing as much as code. As a way to home the younger firm, the agency needed to design workspace for 30 animators, 6 producers with four personal places of work, three enhancing suites, 2 convention rooms, three loos, an empty capturing house for inexperienced display work, a kitchen, and lounge.
The format was designed to incorporate a central space, dubbed The Pit, that’s used for working, consuming, having a gathering, or simply taking a break. It was designed out of laminated plywood and contains a bar-type counter, bleacher seating, and a show space. Surrounding The Pit is a loop left open for circulation to the encompassing areas.
As an alternative of masking the commercial nature of the constructing, they determined to include it into the design, like selecting to revive the concrete flooring and leaving the ceiling uncovered.
The mezzanine ground was added for added house and it homes the post-production division.
Photographs by Jasper Sanidad.