House of Earth and Sky by Aidlin Darling Design

  Location: Hillsborough, California, United States Year: 2015 Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Interiors: Gary Hutton Design Landscape Architect: Lutsko Associates Lighting Designer: Eric Johnson Associates Photography © Matthew Millman This sustainable home celebrates the intersection of earth and sky. One enters below grade and ascends vertically through the ground to arrive in a series of glass pavilions, anchored by rammed earth walls […]

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Valley of the Moon Retreat House Sonoma by Butler Armsden Architects

Location: Sonoma, California, United States Awards AIA 2016 MERIT AWARD WINNERS / Category: Built Project, Custom Residential AAP – The American Architecture Prize 2017: Winner in Architectural Design / Residential Architecture Architects: Butler Armsden Architects Photographer: Joe Fletcher General Contractor: Thompson Suskind Structural Engineer: Summit Engineering This AIA award-winning Sonoma residence reinterprets the wonderful spaces of the original Spanish haciendas […]

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Madisonhouse by XTEN Architecture

Location: La Quinta, California, United States Year: 2012 Architects: XTEN Architecture Architect in Charge: Austin Kelly AIA, Monika Haefelfinger SIA, Scott Utterstrom, Tina Rothermund, Jae Rodriguez, Qichen Cao, Christina Kaneva, Dana Nishimura Bryan, Stephanie Sent Landscape: Pamela Burton & Company Photographs: Steve King, Art Gray, Jeremy Bittermann The Madisonhouse is perched on a knoll in La Quinta, California, near […]

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Case Inlet Retreat by MW|Works Architecture+Design

  Location: Lakebay, Washington,  United States Area: 2,200 sq ft Year: 2011 Architects: MW|Works Architecture+Design Photography: © Jeremy Bittermann AWARDS AIA National Honor Awards for Architecture 2016 Honor Award Awards: AIA Honor Awards for Washington 2012 Merit Award AIA Design Awards Pacific Region 2012 Citation Award   Nestled into a forested slope along the eastern edge of the Case […]

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Desert Palisades Guardhouse by Studio AR&D Architects

Location: Palm Springs, California,  United States Program: Guardhouse Size: 915 sf Year: 2017 Architects: studio AR&D architects Photography: © Lance Gerber Studio The guard house was originally conceptualized as a gateway to this long awaited residential development, located on the elevated hillside overlooking Palm Springs. Upon initial visits to this captivating site, and witnessing the expansive views and natural setting, It […]

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Old Orchard House by Blaze Makoid Architecture

Location: East Hampton, New York, United States Area: 10,000 square foot   Architects: Blaze Makoid Architecture Interior design: David Scott Interiors Lighting Design: Orsman Design Landscape Design: Landscape Details Photography: ©Joshua McHugh The new owners of this 10,000 square foot modern spec house spent a year in their new home in an effort to better understand […]

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Avalon Hotel by Kelly Wearstler

THE AVALON HOTEL LOCATION: BEVERLY HILLS, CA ORIGINALLY BUILT IN 1949, AVALON BEVERLY HILLS UNDERWENT ITS INITIAL RENOVATION IN 1999 AND MERGED KELLY WEARSTLER’S DRAMATIC STYLE WITH THE GLAMOROUS NOSTALGIA OF MIDCENTURY DESIGN. FOR THE HOTEL’S 10-YEAR ANNIVERSARY, THE DESIGNER HAS RE-IMAGINED THE SPACE, DEFTLY BLENDING ITS OLD HOLLYWOOD ROOTS WITH A DISTINCT 1950S VIBE. […]

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