Palmea community’s eco-friendly design unveiled in North Hollywood


September 6, 2018

Palmea is located at 5131 Cartwright Avenue in North Hollywood, California. Courtesy of KTGY Architecture + Planning

Modern design puts residents near work and play

NORTH HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Planet Home Living has unveiled Palmea, a highly anticipated community of eight detached, modern new homes in North Hollywood.

“Palmea offers something truly unique with its location on a quiet street, yet walking distance to the NoHo Arts District with endless restaurants, shopping, and more,” said Planet Home Living CEO Michael Marini. “It’s a unique opportunity for families looking for a modern, new home in an established, amenity-rich area.”

Palmea homes are designed by international award-winning KTGY Architecture + Planning. Planet Home Living’s community in Costa Mesa, VITAE, designed by KTGY Architecture + Planning, recently won a top award for Best Unique Detached Housing. KTGY has also designed Planet Home Living’s sold-out communities in Los Angeles including COVO in Silver Lake, PRISM in Eagle Rock, and GASPAR in Echo Park. KTGY has designed more than 1,000 homes under the Los Angeles Small Lot Ordinance.

“Palmea is a community of structurally independent, detached single-family residences,” said Alan Scales, AIA, principal with KTGY Architecture + Planning. “With no shared walls, the homes strike an ideal balance for home buyers who seek spacious, eco-friendly living that is easy to care for and close to where they work and play.”

Palmea’s popular location near the NoHo Arts District puts owners in the heart of Los Angeles’ thriving urban core, close to a lively village of shops, restaurants, theaters and nightlife. At the same time, Palmea is nestled on a quiet residential street. For those wanting to venture out further, it’s just a quick commute by car or public transit to Downtown L.A.

“An open floor plan in the kitchen and living areas keeps the homes feeling bright and airy, and enclosed patios and upper-level decks give homeowners their own outdoor space,” Scales continues. “A ground-level bedroom may serve as a bedroom, office or studio space, ideal for professionals who work at home. Each home also has an attached, private two-car garage with direct home access and plenty of storage.”

The homes “blend modern and traditional architectural elements,” Scales said. “Palmea’s articulated facade uses cool colors, clean lines and varied massing to provide bold, modernized architecture and unique character that is desired by the L.A. small lot home buyer.”

Designed with the latest in energy efficiency and smart home technology, the homes include a myriad of features including Premier Video Doorbells, Lyric thermostats, USB outlets, the garage door opened from your phone, and pre-wiring for electric car charging and solar panels.