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Seatrain house
Photo courtesy of Office of Mobile Design

Seatrain House

Office of Mobile Design
Los Angeles, CA

When life gives you lemons, make lemonade, right? That’s what designer Jennifer Siegal did when a client asked her to build on the site of a former junkyard in downtown Los Angeles. Where most would have carted everything away, Siegal salvaged containers and other materials from the site, then integrated them seamlessly into this bold, modern home.

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