JUSTIN ANKUS
DESIGN PORTFOLIO BLOG
Category: Individual Projects

Design projects from my experiences working as an individual contractor. Additionally including, design competition projects that I have participated in.

Vilnius Train Station Competition: Vortex

Vilnius Lithuania hosted a design competition for revitalizing their central train station and it's surrounding urban context. The following design proposal was done individually. Furthermore, the design includes recreating the original train station façade prior to Soviet Occupation. Overall, this project was of interest to me given that I am a 2nd generation Lithuanian. Check […]

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Lake Wildwood Grass Valley Project

18901 WILDFLOWER DR Location: Lake Wildwood, California Description: Designing for a vacant lot in Northern California on Lake Wildwood for a potential client. The house boasts over 4,000 square feet, a gold cart garage, hot tub, lake dock, easy access to the local private beach and a metal roof that resists local wild fires.

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Korea Town Residential Renovation

KOREA TOWN RESIDENTIAL RENOVATION Location: Korea Town, Los Angeles Description: Working with developer Max Van Norman this house was designed to maximize the originality of the house while updating it to be safe. High-end finishes were used to cater to the type of buyer for this house.

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CNC Chair Layered Baltic Birch Plywood

CNC chair cut from Baltic Birch Plywood using digital fabrication techniques. The “slices” of plywood were cut from a 4’x5’ sheet of plywood and then glued together to form the shape of the chair. The design was used to minimalism the use of material yet create a sturdy designed chair.

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All graphics were produced by Justin Ankus unless otherwise noted.
Welcome to my digital portfolio. Finding balance both graphically and experientially in a design is most important to me. My name is Justin Ankus and I am an architectural designer with website design and development experience. I currently live in Los Angeles with roots from Chicago. Feel free to contact me for any inquiries. Looking forward to connecting with you.
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