atelier mark vaghei launches new web site


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atelier V’s new Logo

In the month of November, atelier V, Inc. launched a new identity package further enhancing its image as a personal service company with a “Flat” project management delivery system. You will now see the names atelier V and atelier Mark Vaghei used interchangeably.  The new identity is symbolized through the launch of a new web site as well as a new company Logo.  The new web site (www.atelierv.com) is a technologically progressive yet simple to use portal linking the firm to its clients and public at large.  The new web site can now be viewed across all platforms including iOS , Android and all mobile devices with an elegant design and simple to use menu structure which encourages deep exploration of the firm’s work without an “in your face” user interface.  “It was really a massive task as our original site was extremely content rich and hundreds of hours were required to convert it to the new format but at the end it was time well spent.  Our clients can now view our site across all platforms without the need for Adobe Flash making for an all and all more robust experience.” Says Mark Vaghei, AIA.

In the Home Page of the site, a continuous slide show takes the viewer through selected projects of the firm while at anytime, one can scroll down to view the all important 7 principles of our practice.  Upon further interest, the user can click on any passing image to view the details of the selected project.  Alternatively, a user can go directly to the project tab and see a vignette of all projects or choose by any of the given categories to narrow the search.  Again, a simple click on any vignette will take the user into project details.  All projects have the associated explanatory text and stats, as well as images and drawings that can be accessed directly or by simply scrolling down the page.  VEWS, atelier V’s Blog is accessed directly from the upper right hand menu.  As usual, VEWS will bring our readers important and current news about the Firm’s projects, as well as general architecture and design related news and commentary.New Website

screenshot of the new Home page


Collaboration in High Ideas: Design Dialogue with Mark Vaghei

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The following in an excerpt of  Jan Horn’s Interview with Mark Vaghei, AIA , Principal at atelier V : architecture (www.atelierv.com) that appeared in the Sunday edition of Los Angeles Times on July 13th, 2014.
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Mark brings to the architectural table a sense of style and design aesthetic that hails from his native blueprints containing a wealth of building history. One of the central and cultural elements found in his archived memories of home is—the courtyard. With his affinity and appreciation for modernism, the courtyard concept is a natural synthesis between his early roots and the love for this period of design.


Exhibition of atelier V work

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atelier V: architecture’s (www.atelierv.com) entry into the International Design Competition for the Grand Central Mosque of Prishtina in Prishitina, Kosovo is on exhibit from March 27th through March 31, 2013 in the Grand Hotel Prishtina.  This Exhibit is open to public.  The competition Jury will convene from first through third of April.

For Competition details please go to: http://cmprcompetition.com/

atelier V’s entry will be published in the Firm’s web site at www.atelierv.com as well as the Blog (www.atelierv.com/vews) as soon as the competition results are announced.





On November 10th, Mark Vaghei , AIA (www.atelierv.com) attended the all day GSD Los Angles symposium at the Annenberg Beach House followed by the dinner gala event at the Hammer Museum in Westwood, California.  Among the attendees were the Pritzker Prize Winning Architect Thom Mayne and Harvard GSD Dean Mohsen Mostafavi.

At the Hammer Museum, Westwood, California, November 10, 2012
Left to right: Shadi Aryabod, Mark Vaghei, Mohsen Mostafavi, Mina Marefat , Mehran Ayati and Noushin Mojallali

At the Annenberg Beach House, Santa Monica, California November 10, 2012
Left to right: Mark Vaghei, Thom Mayne, Mina Marefat, Mehran Ayati

Left to right: Charles Waldheim (Head of GSD Landscape program), Mark Vaghei, Mehran Ayati, Thom Mayne


25 examples of great architecture

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By Editor:  We are delighted to find out that our 1387 Marinette Residence was  amongst some extraordinary homes as one of the 25 examples of great architecture by Designer Daily.  We’ll take that sort of complement any day.  Thanks guys!!!  If you want to see more photos of this house, go to www.atelierv.com , Projects/residential/1387 Marinette.


Big media will often give a lot of attention to huge architectural projects like towers in Dubaï or Shanghai. In this list, I’d like to give some exposure to some more human-scaled cool houses.

8. Marinette Residence

marinette residence

Not revolutionary, but a nice house by Atelier V.