California Bay House

Composite Building Engineering: Juri Komendant PhD S.E., Kurt Jordan M.E. P.E.
General Contractor: Thompson Brooks
Designer: Mirand Leonard
Architect: Walker Moody Architects, San Francisco, CA

K&A Scope

Fabrication design, engineering and manufacture of monocoque building structures.


Custom-molded FRP sandwich panels using fire retardant unsaturated polysester resin and end grain balsa core. Panels were made in recyclable CNC-milled foam molds from digital data derived by laser scanning of the designer's scale model. Nine panels were shipped and assembled on site to create the structural skin of this building.

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