Bridge House featured in the Los Angeles Times

He built his 20-foot-wide house over a secret brook in the middle of L.A.

Hidden in Mid-Wilshire is an enchanting eight-street enclave called Brookside. True to its name, the tree-lined community is set apart by the flowing water feature that runs from the Hollywood Hills through the neighborhood and out to Ballona Creek. While most of the classical homes in this neighborhood celebrate the creek with garden features and backyard bridges, architect Dan Brunn chose to do something radically different.

He built his home over the brook.

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BONE Structure | Dan Brunn Architecture - Bridge House

Bridge House by architect Dan Brunn straddles natural stream in Los Angeles

Bridge House by Dan Brunn Architecture

The Bridge House is located on a one-third acre property in the city’s Brookside neighbourhood, which dates to the 1920s.

Architect Dan Brunn, who leads an eponymous LA studio, designed the 4,500-square-foot (418-square-metre) house to serve as his full-time residence and a “demonstration of innovative systems and forward-thinking processes”.

Rectangular in plan, the home is 20 feet wide by 210 feet long (six by 64 metres). A large portion of the dwelling, measuring 65 feet (20 metres) in length, bridges a natural stream, giving the house its name.

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BONE OS Collection Houses | Uncrate

Uncrate | August, 2019

Combining Mies van der Rohe’s “less is more” mantra and the basics of Scandinavian design, the Bone OS Collection Houses offer six ready-to-build designs to compliment every lifestyle.

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The fire-resistant home is coming to California

The fire-resistant home is coming to California, and here’s what it looks like

By Amy Graff, SFGATE – July 24th, 2019 

It was a miracle.

The Santa Rosa family home of Howard Booster survived the raging flame front that devoured nearly his entire neighborhood at about 4 a.m. on October 9, 2017, amid the Tubbs Fire, among the deadliest and most devastating infernos in California history.

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BONE Structure launches the New OS Collection

6 Ready-to-build Homes Designs –Starting at $650.000

Toronto, Ontario, CANADA – June 7th, 2019 — BONE Structure®, Canadian designer and builder of luxury custom homes, using a proprietary patented light steel frame building technology, launches a new collection of modern homes, introducing the OS Collection.

“We are very excited to release the OS Collection, which enables us to fast track the building process for families that wish to, or have to, build or rebuild on a shorter timeline. Some of our clients wish to move faster; in California and Western Canada some of our clients have lost their homes in wildfires. This is for them, so they can capture the spirit of a custom home experience without having to make one thousand decisions along the way. We evaluate the designs for their specific building lot, we obtain the building permits and offer them a turnkey home: everything is streamlined. Our Architectural Design team has carefully crafted this series of energy efficient homes with a minimalistic approach that merges interior and exterior elements to create a well-integrated living environment.”

– Marc BOVET, Founder, CEO of BONE Structure

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Streamline modern structure of steel helps family recover from loss in North Bay fires

June, 2019 — Eichler Network

A butterfly-roofed modern home is rising from the scorched earth of the North Bay fires, bolstered by an innovative, steel-framed design that promises maximum energy efficiency.

“There’s so many people that look at this house and say, ‘Man, that looks like it was by Eichler,'” admits architect Brendan Kelly of his design for the home being built just west of Santa Rosa. “I say, ‘Man, Eichler wasn’t an architect, that was Anshen and Allen!'”

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Interview: BONE Structure Homes Bring New Rebuild Strategy To Sonoma County

May 10, 2019 — KSRO radio

Matt Williams, Co-Founder and CEO of Pro.com and Marc Bovet, Co-Founder and CEO of BONE Structure joined The Drive with Steve Jaxon Friday to talk about their new model of home construction and involvement in the rebuild of Santa Rosa neighborhoods and their open house this weekend in Sonoma County.

Listen to the interview here!

Solar House Replacing Santa Rosa Home Destroyed by Tubbs Fire

May 11, 2019 — NBC

A Santa Rosa construction company is holding an open house Saturday and Sunday to showcase a net-zero energy consumption, 100 percent solar house that is replacing a Santa Rosa family’s home destroyed by the Tubbs Fire in October 2017.

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Bringing EV charging to the home of the future

FLO becomes the official charging station of BONE Structure

LAVAL, September 26, 2018 — FLO and BONE Structure are proud to announce a new partnership to bring electric vehicle charging to the home of the future. FLO Home has been selected by BONE Structure to be the official charging station of their homes.

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A BONE Structure Home in TIME Magazine

March 21, 2019 — Mark Jacobson’s BONE Structure Home was featured in a TIME article about the Green New Deal.

Talking about his BONE Structure Home, Jacobson says: “It has solar panels on the roof, there are batteries in the garage. It’s all electric, no gas on the property”.
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How the Green New Deal Is Forcing Politicians to Finally Address Climate Change

When a group of more than 20 protesters showed up in the halls of the U.S. Senate on a recent February day, they would have been forgiven for expecting a chilly reception. For the past seven months, sit-ins at a range of offices–from California Governor Jerry Brown’s to Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi’s–had followed a similar pattern: show up, sing songs, get led away in handcuffs for disrupting the peace. But on that particular Wednesday, things were different.

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