In early 2015, Senior Project Manager Ari Engelman began his first Tim Barber Ltd. project: an approximately 30,000 square-foot, ground-up home in Beverly Hills that Principal Architect Tim Barber proclaimed, "Is unlike anything we've every done." And that's saying a lot for a 23-year-old firm with a varied body of work.
Tim claims the key to this project's success is Ari, a New York expat whose commercial and scholastic experience were an unexpected boon for this monumental, Southern California residence.
"I'm really proud of the work Ari did to bring this project from a start-over point all the way through plan check. He included great new features, and he did it in a way that no one else could," Tim praised. Read More
“I have no interest in being a one-man band,” confesses Tim Barber, the principal and namesake of our Los Angeles-based architecture firm, Tim Barber Ltd. While having his name literally emblazoned on the door seems contradictory to his claim, the humming atmosphere of his studio confirms that he walks the talk. Just outside the office where we sit, a 20-member team of architects and designers work smoothly together to help design or even helm their own projects. Read More
When I (Katelyn, TBL’s media manager) first moved from Connecticut to California in late summer 2017, I had many preconceived and woefully inaccurate notions about life in my adoptive state. Among my greatest misconceptions was that "California Style" was interchangeable with "ultra-modern" and "futuristic" design. Update: it's not. Read More
2017 has been a year with more adversity than usual - yet the challenges have helped us to value and build new (and old) relationships. Read More
We’re having the most beautiful Indian summer in Los Angeles, now. Cool nights and sunny days. We normally celebrate the end of summer (and our firm’s anniversary) with a project such as cleaning the beach, or planting trees. This year, we moved! Read More