‘Our aim is to build good, nurturing communities,’ he says with a smile. ‘And right now, I’m hell bent on these affordable adaptive reuse projects. By taking these buildings from blight to bright, we have an opportunity to revitalize our city.’ – Nerin Kadribegovic, FAIA

June 24, 2024

“This is a really strong start to a new practice with an impressive amount of realized work. They’re leveraging limited resources to enhance public and daily life.”—Stephanie Lin

Architect's Newspaper ·
June 4, 2024

The Sierra introduces 38 new transitional housing units for families currently experiencing homelessness…

Archilovers ·
May 3, 2024

“The addition of solar porches — lattice-work structures flanking the existing units — effectively doubles the living area for each family.”

Kat Barandy ·
April 30, 2024

“Los Angeles County’s newest Homekey project provides interim housing for nearly 40 families at a time, including a single mother with six children who had lived in their car for months after becoming homeless.”

LA County ·
April 17, 2024

“We tried to reduce the weight here by not just providing housing but by instilling dignity through vibrant colors, playful structures, meditative landscape and pathways that meander throughout the site.”

Julie Drake ·
March 8, 2024

The City of Los Angeles unveils a new typology in the City’s emergency response to its housing crisis. Designed by Kadre Architects…

Archello ·
January 4, 2024

“I am incredibly pragmatic,” the founder of Kadre Architects states. “We’re focused on results and we empathize with the clients.”

Jessica Ritz ·
December 4, 2023

“The Alvarado has been transformed from a dilapidated, two-star hotel plagued by crime to a beacon of hope and dignity for those in need.”

Mihaela Lica Butler ·
November 21, 2023

The standardized ADU was collaboratively developed by the architects and the city’s Bureau of Engineering, and Building and Safety, aiming to create an affordable and easy-to-permit design that complements existing homes and the neighborhood while incorporating dynamic interior and exterior spaces for indoor/outdoor living…

Surface Magazine ·
July 31, 2023

“LA, and California, are in a housing crisis. The crisis is, in the simplest terms, caused by lack of affordable housing and numerous regulatory obstacles to build new housing. You ADU provides an affordable, easily approved and attractive housing prototype design to Angelenos for FREE.”

Dan Roche ·
July 27, 2023

“Woodland Hills will now be home to 100 more families. Members from Hope the Mission, Los Angeles City Councilman Bob Blumenfield, and Los Angeles County Supervisor Lindsey Horvath cut the ribbon Monday to officially open the Woodlands Family Shelter.”

Danielle Radin ·
July 14, 2023

“Our housing emergency, in the simplest terms, is caused by lack of affordable housing and numerous regulatory obstacles to build new housing. Solutions exist, but we need the public will to realize it.”

Linh Tat ·
July 14, 2023

Founded by Nerin Kadribegovic, the firm describes itself as “emerging as a nucleus for interdisciplinary collaborations focused on solving critical issues facing metropolitan urban centers around the world; cities gripped by displaced populations and environmental and/or socio-economic crises.”

Nial Patrick Walsh ·
June 21, 2023

The Alvarado, a building supported by California’s Project Homekey and Hope of the Mission, offers 43 units of interim housing and supports Newsom’s projection to decrease homelessness in California by 15% by 2025.

Josh Haskell ·
March 20, 2023

“Through his relentless design drive and indomitable forte for dissolving complex obstacles, Nerin Kadribegovic creates breakthrough prototypes for affordable and homeless housing…”

AIA Los Angeles ·
March 6, 2023

Each tiny house is 64 square feet and comes with heat, air conditioning and built-in beds. Each resident is someone who was once a member of the unhoused community. Each village — and there are six in Los Angeles neighborhoods — is designed to help residents take a first step out of homelessness by giving them a home to live in for three to six months.

October 24, 2021