Ware Malcomb CEO Featured in Coast Magazine – The Architecture Issue | The Da Vinci Mode
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The Da Vinci Mode
Architect, artist, CEO and family man Lawrence Armstrong is a devout modernist who takes inspiration from the Renaissance.
“Italian Renaissance” won’t be the first words that pop to mind when you pull up to the gleaming white home on a hillside in San Clemente where Lawrence – “Larry”
– and Sandy Armstrong have lived for 15 years. The precise lines, use of glass and curving walls will feel familiar to anyone acquainted with the German art school
aesthetic of Bauhaus or perhaps recall the modernist beauty of architect Richard Meier’s Getty Center. “The white house,” as the guard in this gated community calls it, is
undeniably distinct in a neighborhood populated by more conventionally built homes.
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