FIRMITAS, UTILITAS, VENUSTAS. Strength, utility, and delight are the minimum and essential elements of architecture. We take seriously our role to achieve them in our buildings, and strive for these attributes in our relationships too, with integrity, usefulness, and good humor.
Tim Barber Ltd. is a Los Angeles-based architecture firm specializing in custom residences. Projects are characterized by elegant proportions, authentic materials, and respect for their context. Recent and current projects include a shingle-style, LEED Gold Certified residence in Sherman Oaks, CA; the expansion and renovation of the former Orson Welles residence in the Hollywood Hills, CA; the restoration of the indoor Pool at the Jonathan Club in downtown Los Angeles, CA; and multi-family and mixed-use projects in Pasadena, CA.
As a founder and former President of the Southern California Chapter of the ICAA, Tim Barber is dedicated to furthering classical education at all levels. He is also an active supporter of the Los Angeles Conservancy, Habitat for Humanity of Greater Los Angeles, Heal the Bay, and Tree People.