Recognition

Awards

Award of Merit 2021

Westside Urban Forum Design Awards
Office (Unbuilt)
9735 Washington (aka Brick and Machine)
Culver City, CA

American Architecture Awards 2020

Chicago Athenaeum
Palisades House (aka Sapire Residence)
Pacific Palisades, CA

Award of Merit 2020

IES National (Illumination Awards)
Interior Lighting
Palisades House (aka Sapire Residence)
Pacific Palisades, CA

Award of Merit 2020

IES Los Angeles (Illumination Awards)
Interior Lighting
Palisades House (aka Sapire Residence)
Pacific Palisades, CA

Award of Excellence 2020

IES Los Angeles (Illumination Awards)
Interior Lighting
Palisades House (aka Sapire Residence)
Pacific Palisades, CA

Architectural Photography Award 2020

AIA|LA
Skywheel by Javier Gil Vieco
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Honor Award 2019

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Residential Architecture
Palisades House (aka Sapire Residence)
Pacific Palisades, CA

Design Award 2019

Westside Urban Forum
In Process Award
Synapse (8888 Washington)
Culver City, CA

Architectural Photography Award 2019

AIA|LA
Glowing Profile by Javier Gil Vieco
(Museum of Pop Culture)
Seattle, WA

Design Citation Award 2018

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Interior Architecture
Microsoft Aliso Viejo
Culver City, CA

Design Citation Award 2018

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Unbuilt Architecture
Synapse (8888 Washington)
Culver City, CA

Design Citation Award 2018

BSA|AIA
Unbuilt Architecture and Design
LALA Gateway Bridge
Marina Del Rey, CA

International Design Gold Award 2018

Architectural Categories / Arches, bridges, viaducts and gateways
LALA Gateway Bridge
Marina Del Rey, CA

Design Citation Award 2017

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
LALA Bridge
Marina Del Rey, CA

Design Merit Award 2017

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Wyoming House
Jackson Hole, WY

Design Citation Award 2017

AIA|LA
PLATFORM
Culver City, CA

Design Citation Award 2017

Westside Urban Forum
PLATFORM
Culver City, CA

Architectural Award 2017

LA Business Council
PLATFORM
Culver City, CA

Best Californian Workplace Project 2017

Build News
HUGE LA
Los Angeles, CA

Design Merit Award 2016

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Glenhaven Residence
Los Angeles, CA

Design Honor Award 2016

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Cohen Residence
Los Angeles, CA

Design Citation Award 2016

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
PLATFORM
Culver City, CA

American Architecture Award 2016

Chicago Athenaeum
Wyoming Residence
Jackson Hole, WY

Design Citation Award 2015

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Cedars Sinai Urgent Care
Culver City, California

Design Merit Award 2014

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Temple Israel of Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Design Merit Award 2014

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
HCP Parking Garage
Culver City, California

Design Merit Award 2014

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Palisades Residence
Pacific Palisades, California

Design Citation Award 2014

Lumen Award
Pink Dolphin Retail Store
Los Angeles, California

Top 50 American Kitchens 2013

Trends Magazine
Napoli Residence
Los Angeles, California

Top 50 American Homes 2013

Trends Magazine
Kelly Residence
Los Angeles, California

Top 50 American Bathrooms 2013

Trends Magazine
Napoli Residence
Los Angeles, California

Design Merit Award 2013

Builder's Choice
Custom Home Design Awards
Perrin-Fulmer Residence
Manhattan Beach, California

Silver Award 2013

CISCA Awards (Ceiling & Interior Systems Construction Association)
Temple Israel of Long Beach
Long Beach, California

Design Honor Award 2012

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter Goodman Residence
Venice, California

Design Merit Award 2012

CSRI Awards (Concrete Reinforcing Steel Institute) 3rd Street City View Retail Center Los Angeles, California

Design Honor Award 2011

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
3rd Street City View Retail Center
Los Angeles, California

Design Merit Award 2011

IES Illumination Awards (Illuminating Engineering Society)
3rd Street City View Retail Center
Los Angeles, California

Design Merit Award 2011

Lumen West Awards
3rd Street City View Retail Center
Los Angeles, California

Design Citation Award 2010

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Krmpotich Residence
Casper, Wyoming

Contemporary Home of the Year 2010

Dream Home Awards
Krmpotich Residence
Casper, Wyoming

Design Honor Award 2009

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Lima Residence
Calabasas, California

American Architectural Award 2008

Chicago Athenaeum
Kelly Residence
Los Angeles, California

Design Honor Award 2007

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
Amster Residence
Encino, California

Design Merit Award 2007

California Constructor
McGraw Hill Construction
Best of 2007 Kelly Residence
Los Angeles, California

Design Merit Award 2005

AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Encino, California

Outstanding Design Merit Award 2005

National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers, Retail Design Awards
Dermalogica Flagship Store
Santa Monica, California

Design Honor Award 2004

AIA National First Presbyterian
Church of Encino
Encino, California

Design Merit Award 2004

Faith and Form / IFRAA, an AIA Professional Interest Area
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Encino, California

Design Merit Award 2004

AIA Orange County Chapter
Knight Residence
Newport Beach, California

International Design Merit Award 2004

Architectural Review AR & D Awards
for Emerging Architects
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Encino, California

Design Excellence Honor Award 2003

AIA California Council
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Encino, California

Design Merit Award 2003

AIA Los Angeles Chapter
First Presbyterian Church of Encino
Encino, California

Award of Excellence 2003

The Los Angeles Business Council Awards First Presbyterian
Church of Encino
Encino, California

First Place Winner 2002

Trends Magazine International Kitchen Design Award, For the Look of Bosch
Feingold Residence
Beverly Hills, California

Award of Excellence 1999

Pacific Design Center:
New Blood 101, Showcase of 101
Young Architects
Career Achievement

Award of Merit 1999

HOW Magazine's 12th Annual Self-Promotion Design Competition
Abramson Architects Portfolio
Culver City, California

Award of Excellence 1998

Pacific Design Center: New Blood 101, Showcase of 101 Young Architects
Abramson Residence
Los Angeles, California

Media

Luxe Los Angeles
Rethinking the Future (RTF)
Rethinking the Future (RTF)
Education Snapshots
Restless Living Volume 56

Palisades Residence

February 22, 2021

Janela / Olhares
Office Lovin’

"A Look Inside"
(Confidential Video Gaming Office)

February 11, 2021

Interior Design
ArTravel

"On the Hillside"
(Sapire Residence)

October 1, 2020

Homes & Gardens Magazine
CA Home + Design

"Open Door Policy"
(Confidential Traditional Home)

Winter 2019 / Anniversary Issue

Urbanize LA
Green Builder

"Resilient Housing: How to Design for Disaster"
(Wyoming Residence)

October 23, 2019

Vancouver Urbanized

"Microsoft is Opening Another Major office in Downtown Vancouver"
(Microsoft Vancouver TI)

October 19, 2019

Architizer

Featured Project

(Sapire Residence)

October 18, 2019

Fast Company
BOOK: Domestic Architecture in the Era of Climate Change
interiors+sources

"Architects and Designers Build Shelters for Homeless Cats"
(Architects for Animals)

October 4, 2019

Beverly Hills Courier

"FixNation and Architects for Animals CAT-apult Design"
(Architects for Animals)

September 20, 2019

New Atlas
Fast Company
Dezeen

"11 Architectural Cat Houses"
(Architects for Animals)

September 17, 2019

Dezeen

"11 Architectural Cat Houses"
(Architects for Animals)

September 17, 2019

Architectural Digest
Architectural Digest
Daily Breeze
Daily Breeze
Newport Beach Patch
Newport Beach Patch

"Modern Ensuites, Wedge View In Newport Beach Oceanfront Home"
(East Oceanfront Residence)

July 24, 2019

Urbanize LA
Urbanize LA
Urbanize LA
Architectural Digest

"49 of the Most Transformative Before and After Photos"
(1929 Spanish Colonial Home)

June 12, 2019

Architectural Digest

"49 of the Most Transformative Before and After Photos"
(1929 Spanish Colonial Home)

June 12, 2019

Culver City Observer
Culver City Observer
Urbanize LA
Urbanize LA
Connect California: Commercial Real Estate News
Connect California: Commercial Real Estate News
Venture Beat
L.A. Biz
Design LA (An LA Times Publication)

"Culver City Now!"
(PLATFORM and Synapse)

Spring 2019

Design LA (An LA Times Publication)

"Culver City Now!"
(PLATFORM and Synapse)

Spring 2019

LA Power Grid 2019

Ranked in the Top 50 Architectural Firms for Los Angeles, CA

February 2019

LA Power Grid 2019

Ranked in the Top 50 Architectural Firms for Los Angeles, CA

February 2019

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom
Cedars-Sinai Newsroom
Szép Házak Magazine

"Térélmények Egy Los Angleles Villában", Vőrőss Kata 
(Napoli Residence)

August/September 2018

Szép Házak Magazine

"Térélmények Egy Los Angleles Villában", Vőrőss Kata
(Napoli Residence)

August/September 2018

Szép Házak Magazine

"Faházas Kombináció Kaliforniá", Vőrőss Kata
(Cohen Residence)

April/May 2018

Szép Házak Magazine

"Faházas Kombináció Kaliforniá", Vőrőss Kata
(Cohen Residence)

April/May 2018

Jewish Journal

Building Boom by Eitan Arom
(Valley Beth Shalom)

November 16, 2017

Jewish Journal

Building Boom by Eitan Arom
(Valley Beth Shalom)

November 16, 2017

e.

If you build it, they will come, Eitam Arom October 2017

e.

If you build it, they will come, Eitam Arom

October 2017

Modern Luxury Interiors

"Standing Ovation," Maile Pingel

Fall 2017

Modern Luxury Interiors

"Standing Ovation," Maile Pingel Fall 2017

Where Guestbook Los Angeles

"The Mall Reimagined"
(PLATFORM)

January 2017

Where Guestbook Los Angeles

"The Mall Reimagined" 
(PLATFORM)

January 2017

The Architect’s Newspaper
The Architect’s Newspaper

"A Fast-Casual Restaurant's Signature Dish Inspires Its Design"
(Mainland Poke Glendale)

November 23, 2016

LUXE Magazine

"Datebook with Trevor Abramson: Culver City"
(PLATFORM)

November 2016

LUXE Magazine

"Datebook with Trevor Abramson: Culver City"
(PLATFORM)

November 2016

InStyle Magazine
Vogue Living

"Inside Emilia Clarke's New Venice Beach House"
(Goodman Residence)

October 17, 2016

Glamour Magazine
Vogue Living

"Inside Emilia Clarke's New Venice Beach House"
(Goodman Residence)

October 17, 2016

Glamour Magazine

Exhibitions

Architects for Animals 2019

"Cat Cube: A Meowdular Design" was featured in the 2019 fundraiser for FixNation and Architects for Animals.  The modular geometric system is a truly sculptural form, built by combining several linoleum cubes with simple magnets.  Exhibited on September 5th prior to being actioned for charity. 

Aspen Ideas Festival 2009

Exhibited at the 2009 Aspen Ideas Festival. This exhibit featured the finalists of the Open Architecture Challenge in the design of a school. AA's entry for a sustainable school in Uganda was a finalist for the Architecture for Humanity Award.

AIA/LA Chapter Design Awards Entries Exhibit 2008

Exhibited at the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit was open to the public for three weeks.

AIA/LA Chapter Design Awards Entries Exhibit 2007

Exhibited at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit was open to the public for three weeks.

AIA/LA Chapter Design Awards Entries Exhibit 2006

Exhibited at the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit was open to the public for three weeks.

AIA/LA Chapter Design Awards Entries Exhibit 2005

Exhibited at the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit was open to the public for three weeks.

AIA Orange County Chapter Award Exhibit 2004

Exhibited for three months at John Wayne Airport, Orange County, California, for the purposes of enlightening the public on award-winning architecture in Orange County. Over 10,000 people saw the exhibit.

AIA/LA Chapter Design Awards Entries Exhibit 2004

Exhibited at the A+D Museum, Los Angeles, California. The exhibit was open to the public for three weeks.

Pacific Design Center: 101 New Models for the Millennium 1999

Exhibited two projects at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California. This four-week exhibit was part of the annual Westweek design exposition, when the Los Angeles Design Center opens its doors to the public in order to foster community awareness for the architecture and interior design fields.

Pacific Design Center: 101 New Blood Exhibit 1998

Exhibited one project at the Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, California. This four-week exhibit showcased young and emerging Los Angeles design talent. Open to the public, it introduced the community to future Los Angeles architectural design leaders.

Lectures & Design Juries

AWA+D 50:50 X 2020

On October 7, 2020, Sasha Monge and Guelsah Kuecuek Cavdarli represented Abramson Architects during the AWA+D's Virtual Celebration of efforts towards gender diversity. The discussions centered around the results of the first five years of the challenge as well as strategies to ignite a wider network and implement the 50:50 framework of "Talent, Licensure, Leadership, and Re-Entry". 

AIA Conference on Architecture National Conference 2020 Planning Committee

In preparation for the AIA Conference on Architecture National Conference 2020, Guelsah Kuecuek Cavdarli and Christy Wolfe participated as members of the A'20 Tours Task Force. The members helped to create expertly-curated tours of iconic LA architecture. 

AIA-LA / Women in Architecture Committee Powerful Conference 2019

Sasha Monge and Guelsah Kuecuek Cavdarli participated as Committee Members in support of the 6th Annual Powerful Conference on September 16th. Abramson Architects was a sponsor of the sold out event.  

AIA-Orange County Design Awards Residential Jury 2019

In 2019, Trevor Abramson participated as a member of the 3-Person Residential Jury for the annual design awards. He was joined by Mandi Roberts of Konig Eizenberg and Takashi Yanai of Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects. 

Biking in LA: Bridging the Gap

On June 19, 2019, Trevor Abramson participated in a panel discussion which connected over a hundred-fifty attendees including experts in the field of design, advocacy, community engagement, wellness, and urban planning to discuss both short and long term strategies for creating a more accessible and interconnected city.

AIA LA Design for Dignity 2017

As President of the AIA LA, Douglas Teiger spoke at the second annual conference which focuses on solutions to address homelessness, housing affordability, and healthy neighborhoods in Los Angeles.

AIACC AEP Summit 2017

Douglas Teiger served as a keynote speaker, discussing spiritual psychology in architecture and designing for the human experience.

Society for Design Administration 2017

Douglas Teiger served alongside Stephanie Wagner and Timothy Smallwood as jury members for the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society for Design Administration

LA Headquarters Association 2017

Douglas Teiger moderated a selection of LA Based architects that were invited to take part in a discussion of 'on the boards' projects from across the region.

BisNow Retail West 2017

Trevor Abramson served as a moderator on the topic Leasing Trends Outlook. This yearly national convention is open to the public and features various panels of retail executives and development and design professionals.

USC School of Architecture 2016

Douglas Teiger, Managing Partner at Abramson Teiger Architects, speaks to the Professional Practice graduate class as a guest lecturer about Professional Development after school.

Women in Architecture 2016

Douglas Teiger, Managing Partner at Abramson Teiger Architects, hosts a Saturday lecture and tour of the firm's Platform mixed-use project. Other speakers from ATA's office included Arin Binarh, Julianne August Schmidt, and Sasha Monge.

USC Commencement Speech 2014

Douglas Teiger, Managing Partner at Abramson Teiger Architects, represents the AIA as a commencement speaker and presenter of the AIA Achievement Awards to The University of Southern California's top students.

AIA Small Firm Workshop 2013

Douglas Teiger, Managing Partner at Abramson Teiger Architects, spoke about tips for success for small firms and served on a panel discussion.

Woodbury School of Architecture 2007

Trevor Abramson participated in a seminar follow by a critique of student work on the topic of Cultural Centers for a Diaspora.

Archidays Architectural Digest Lectures Series at Poliform LA 2006

Trevor Abramson presented a lecture titled "California Lifestyle" which showcased his work.

AIA National Convention, Chicago 2004

Trevor Abramson presented a seminar on his Honor Award-winning First Presbyterian Church of Encino, California. This session was an exchange of ideas with the architectural field's leaders to learn about the latest interior architecture innovations.

Form/Reform National Convention on Environment & Art for Catholic Worship, Los Angeles 2004

This presentation, in conjunction with the AIA continuing education program, addressed the design of the First Presbyterian Church and how its architectural transformation heightened the spiritual level of the space and changed the congregation.

Westweek Interior Design Convention, Los Angeles 1999

Trevor Abramson participated in a panel discussion in conjunction with Westweek. The topic of discussion was "Social Issues for the New Millennium."

USC School of Architecture 1996

Trevor Abramson taught a USC First-year Design Studio.

Project Tours

West Coast Architect/Builder Tour 2021

Palisades Residence

PHS Luxury Conference

Fall Meeting 2017

The Platform
Urban Land Institute

AIA LA Home Tours Spring 2016

The Glenhaven Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Walking Tour March 2013

Temple Israel Long Beach
AIA Long Beach - South Bay

Home Tour Series Spring 2013

The Goodman Residence
Venice Home and Garden Tour

Home Tour Series Spring 2010

The Goodman Residence
Venice Art Walk

AIA LA Home Tours Spring 2010

The Goodman Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Art and Architecture Tour 2009

The Sinnott Residence
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

AIA LA Home Tours Fall 2008

The Kelly Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Tour of the Kelly Residence 2006

The Kelly Residence
AIA National Convention, Los Angeles

Tour of First Presbyterian Church of Encino 2006

First Presbyterian Church of Encino
IFRAA Study Tour at the AIA 2006 National Convention, Los Angeles

Tour of First Presbyterian Church of Encino 2005

First Presbyterian Church of Encino
AIA San Fernando Valley Chapter

Architecture Days Tour 2005

The Velkes Residence
Architectural Digest

The Palisades Tour 2005

The Medow Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

San Fernando Valley Chapter and North Tour 2004

First Presbyterian Church of Encino
AIA Form/Reform - in conjunction with continuing education program

The Santa Palisades Tour 2002

The Dembo Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Art and Home Tour 2002

The Medow Residence
Venice Art Walk

Westside Docent Tour 2001

The Sinnott Residence
Venice Art Walk

Bel-Wood Hills Home Tour 2001

The Velkes Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

West-Air Home Tour 1997

The Abramson Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

Art and Architecture Tour 1997

The Sinnott Residence
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Westside Home Tour 1996

The Sinnott Residence
AIA Los Angeles Chapter

MOCA on Tour 1996

The Sinnott Residence
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

California Dreaming: Favorite Houses by Well-Known Designers and Architects 1995

The Abramson Residence
Westweek