Mini Modern: New 495-square-foot L.A. house
Designer Louis Molina of Good Idea Studio calls it "the smallest new house in Echo Park," an L.A. house that uses its 495 square feet quite creatively for maximum effect on a minimal footprint. The goal: "enriched living, not impoverished living."
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New 495-square-foot L.A. house( Brian van der Brug / Los Angeles Times )
By Emily Young
Tenant Joshua Selsky walks toward the kitchen, hidden behind a white room divider that doubles as a projection screen. Natural light spills into the main living-dining area from three sides. Douglas fir wall panels on the left keep media equipment tucked out of sight.