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California Architect Dean Larkin Interviewed for Scandalabra Podcast

January 3, 2022 – Dean Larkin was recently interviewed on Mark Brunetz’s podcast, Scandalabra. Dean Larkin was excited to be part of the newest season of the podcast. He praised the dialogue enabl…

Yucca Valley Faith Project

One of the projects Dean Larkin is currently excited about is a group of 4 homes in the high desert of Palm Springs, near the Joshua Tree National Park area. The homes will be relatively small com…

Passive Solar Design in Architecture

“Location, location, location” – this is the common cry when people discuss the value of a property, whether it’s a business or residence. But location is also extremely important if you want to i…

Farmer’s Daughter Hotel Project

Nearly 20 years have passed since Dean Larkin remodeled the historic Hollywood Hotel called Farmer’s Daughter but Dean remembers the project fondly. “It was a really fun project. The owners liked …

Dean Larkin Architectural Design Project Makes California Homes Cover

September 30, 2021- Los Angeles, California – Dean Larkin Design is pleased to announce that one of their architectural design projects is being featured on the cover of California Homes Magazine….

Contemporary Residential Architecture in Los Angeles Area

Contemporary residential architecture in Los Angeles is easy to find in this cradle of the modernist movement in architecture. As a mecca for modern architecture Los Angeles is the home of legenda…

The Evolution of Sustainable Design in California Contemporary Architecture

Sustainable design is very desirable today and the U.S. Green Building Council (USBGC), established in 1993, promotes sustainability in building design, construction, and operation. In support of …

Micky’s Bar Design Project in West Hollywood

Micky’s Bar is an iconic bar in West Hollywood which, due to a fire, was completely reimagined in 2007 by Dean Larkin Designs. Architectural design work leads to projects that are memorable for a …

3 Features Of Dean Larkin’s Indoor/Outdoor Residential Designs

One of the most popular trends in residential design is blurring the lines between the indoors and the outdoors. Organic architecture design concepts are also being used to allow more natural ligh…