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
In May 2016, construction began on our 4-unit townhouse on Millionaire’s Row in Pasadena. While Tim Barber Ltd is known for our single-family traditional residences, it may come as a surprise to learn that our team also designed this contemporary complex on Orange Grove Boulevard. Read More
Sydney Grove, a talented TBL Design Associate is featured in the most recent edition of the Classicist publication, an annual peer-reviewed journal dedicated to the advancement of the core values of the Institute of Classical Architecture & Art. Sydney’s ‘Gilpin Street Tudor’ residence is showcased on page 91, as the 2014 recipient of the Newman Award: Student category - Certificate of Merit. Read More