Pacific Heights Residence by Jensen Architects

Location: San Francisco, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Jensen Architects Project Leads: Mark Jensen, Frank Merritt, Kimberly Cinco, Audrey Harris Project Team: Ryan Golenberg, Keri Goodlad, Ricardo Gonzalez, Hanya Chen Landscape: Terra Ferma Landscapes Lighting: Johanna Grawunder Photography: © Joe Fletcher A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen […]

Read More

Glen Ellen Aerie by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: Glen Ellen, California, United States Year: 2015 Award 2018 AIASF Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Landscape Design-builder: Dexter Estate Landscapes Photography: © Matthew Millman Two modest volumes, benched gently into the hillside, open to a floating glass bar just as the ground drops away. This perch at the edge of a pine forest allows for a layered […]

Read More

Jones Residence by A-I-R Architects

PROGRAM Single-family residential remodel and addition Location: Phoenix, Arizona, US Year: 2016 Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman All images courtesy of A-I-R Architects | © Bill Timmerman A-I-R Architects Founded in 2001 by Architect and Principal Darren Petrucci, Architecture – Infrastructure – Research, Inc. is an architecture and urban design firm focused on translating advanced research methods […]

Read More

Sunswept Drive by Bestor Architecture

Location: Studio City, Los Angeles, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Interior design: DISC Interiors Landscape design: Elysian Landscapes Photography: © Laure Joliet Built on a breathtaking location in the hills of Los Angeles, this 1940’s ranch style house originally was a warren of small rooms. Bestor Architecture re-imagined and reorganized the house, transforming […]

Read More

Diamond Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Malibu, California, US Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Photography: © Laure Joliet On a large, flat property with a lawn that stretches to a fruit orchard the clients discovered ramshackle structures (a three-bedroom house with a few loosely connected guest cottages) in need of repair. Their goal, rather than tear down the buildings, was to unite […]

Read More

Shapeshifter house by Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA)

Location: Reno, Nevada, US Area: 5,900 sf Year: 2017 AWARDS AIA San Francisco, 2015 Unbuilt Design Citation Chicago Athenaeum, 2018 American Architecture Awards  Architects: Ogrydziak Prillinger Architects (OPA) Contractor: Mike Doherty Construction Structural: Buro Happold Landscape: OPA Planting: Delphine Huetz Photography © Joe Fletcher   Two art collectors and dealers specializing in contemporary art and art of the American West decided to move […]

Read More

Glass Wall House | Klopf Architecture

Location: San Mateo, California, US Year : 2016 Architects: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Klara Kevane, and Yegvenia Torres-Zavala Landscape Architect: Arterra Landscape Architects Contractor: Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Photography © Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Henry Calvert of Calvert Ventures Designed and built a new warm, modern, Eichler-inspired, open, […]

Read More

Pool House, Amagansett, NY | Robert Young Architects

Location: Amagansett, New York, US Size: 200 square feet Year: 2015 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Robert Deacon, Eva Ouano Landscape contractor: Summerhill Landscapes Photography © Frank Oudeman A lot of design projects start with problem-solving, and this pool house, on Long Island’s East End, was no exception. Building codes in […]

Read More

Ghost Wash House by A-I-R Architects

Location: Paradise Valley, Arizona, US Year: 2016 AWARDS 2018 AIA National Housing Award – Custom Residences 2017 AIA Arizona Distinguished Building – Citation Award 2017 Gold Trowel + Craftsmanship Award, Arizona Masonry Guild Architects: A-I-R Architects Photography: © Bill Timmerman The Ghost Wash House is located along the lower hillside on the north side of Camelback Mountain […]

Read More

Miner Road by Faulkner Architects

Location: Orinda, California, US Year: 2016 Award AIACC Residential Honor Award 2017 AIAEB Honor Award 2017 Architects: Faulkner Architects Photographer: Joe Fletcher In the shade of Orinda’s native oaks, the home produces an in intimate relationship with the surrounding trees. Their texture is reflected architecturally in a hyper-minimal palette of unfinished white oak on the walls, ceilings, […]

Read More

Summitridge Residence by Marmol Radziner Architects

Location: Beverly Hills, California, US ARCHITECTS: Marmol Radziner Architects ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION LANDSCAPE Perched on 2.8 acres of steep hillside, this residence is defined by a series of cantilevered, overlapping volumes that cascade downward and ultimately nestle into the earth. Each level has a green roof and private patio with a unique scenic overlook. The volumes of the house create garden […]

Read More

Further Lane Pool House by Robert Young Architects

Location: East Hampton, New York, US Size: 250 ft2 Year: 2016 Architects: Robert Young Architects Principal in charge: Robert Young, AIA Project architect: Justin Blejer Project designer: Viktoria Rauter Landscape architect: Laguardia Design Group   Photography: Frank Oudeman © The goal for this Hamptons pool house was to create a maximum variety of experiences within a relatively small set of […]

Read More

New Canaan Residence by JSA (Joel Sanders Architect)

Location: New Canaan, Connecticut, US Area: 3000 SF + 2600 SF Addition Year: 2017 Design Architect: John Black Lee in 1957/ JSA (Joel Sanders Architect) 2017 Architect of Record: Ampersand Archtitecture Landscape Architect: Wagner Hodgson Landscape Architecture Contractor: Rico Imbrogno Lighting: Richard Shaver Lighting Design Structural/MEP: Sillman Photography: © Peter Aaron The challenge posed by the design of this renovation and master bedroom addition […]

Read More

Pam & Paul’s House
 by Craig Steely Architecture

Location: Cupertino, California, US Area: 2,600 square feet Site size: 5 acres Year: 2016 Architects: Craig Steely Landscape: Confidence landscaping Lighting: Craig Steely Photography: © Darren Bradle The house floats in the canopy of a dense Oak grove in the foothills of the Santa Cruz Mountains just west of Silicon Valley. The conceptual idea came clearly and quickly—float a […]

Read More

Venice House 1 by Walker Workshop

Location: 1015 Indiana Avenue, Venice, California, US Area: 3000 SF Year: 2016 Architect: Walker Workshop Project Team: Noah Walker, Trent Laughton, Gus Sinsheimer, Nicholas Katona Contractor: Walker Workshop Photography © Noah Walker This two story home is our first in Venice California and our two young clients gave us one simple directive: “don’t f*ck it up”. Given […]

Read More

Oak Knoll Residence by Atelier Jørgensen

Location: Napa, California, US Area: 5,050 sqft Year: 2015 Architects: Atelier Jørgensen Photographer: Joe Fletcher Photography All images courtesy of Atelier Jørgensen Atelier Jørgensen ATELIER JØRGENSEN is a Napa Valley and Los Angeles based group of designers, builders and thinkers operating within the fields of design, interior design, landscape design, urbanism, construction, and development. The office is […]

Read More

Esherick Sea Cliff House by Edmonds + Lee Architects

Location:San Francisco, California, US Architects: Joseph Esherick Architect | Edmonds + Lee Architects Photography: Joe Fletcher   When the new owners of the this home that was originally designed by famed Bay Area mid-century architect Joseph Esherick approached Edmonds + Lee to help them renovate the historically-loaded project, the architects felt a sense of deference without […]

Read More

Sonoma Residence by Lundberg Design

Location: Sonoma, California, US Year: 2015 Architects: Lundberg Design LD TEAM: Michelle Kriebel, Cameron Cooper, Dina Dobkin, Lev Bereznycky, Jeffrey Loehmann, Conner Wishard, Jack Cram, Michael Esteban Project Team: Fairweather & Associates, Strandberg Engineering Photographer: Joe Fletcher Situated among old-growth valley oaks on the footprint of a house the owner had for ten years, the Sonoma […]

Read More

Caterpillar House by Feldman Architecture

Location: California, US Year: 2014 AWARDS & RECOGNITION: California Home + Design: Best Residential Architecture under 3000sf, 2012 AIA Monterey Bay: Citation Award for Excellence in Design, 2011 Interior Design Magazine Honoree for Best of Year: Custom Home Design – Suburban, 2011 Builder Magazine’s Grand Award for Custom Home less than 3,500 sf, 2011 Featured on Monterey Design […]

Read More

Andaz Scottsdale Resort & Spa by Delawie and EDG

Program: Spa, Resort, Architecture, Meeting Space, Dining Rooms, Public Spaces, Bar, Exterior Entertainment Areas Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, US Size: 149,010 SF Year: 2016 Design Architect and Architect-of-Record: Delawie Interior designer: EDG Interior Architecture + Design Photography by Eric Laignel The Andaz Scottsdale Resort and Spa is a renovation of an existing resort, built in 1989, set within a 25-acre […]

Read More

Waipolu Gallery and Studio by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects

Location: Oahu, Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States Year: 2009 Size: 5,400 sf Awards/Honors 2012 Tucker Award 2011 American Architecture Award Honor Award for Architectural Excellence Honor Award 2010 Design Award, New Construction Category 2009 Merit Award Architects: Bohlin Cywinski Jackson Architects Photo credit: Nic Lehoux Located on the Hawaiian island of Oahu, this private gallery and studio […]

Read More

Autohaus by MF Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, US Phase: Completion 2017 Architects: MF Architecture Project Manager: David Birt Design Team: Matt Fajkus, AIA, David Birt, Sarah Wassel, Jooyoung Kim General Contractor: Risinger & Co First Floor Walls: Bautex Systems Structural Engineer: ARCH Consulting Engineers AV: Smarter Homes Staging & Styling: Nitsche Events Photography Charles Davis Smith Perfecto Creative Casey Woods MF Architecture The Autohaus is a car collectors’ garage and […]

Read More

The Pierre by Olson Kundig Architects

Location: San Juan Islands, Washington, US Area: 250 m2 Year: 2010 Architects: Olson Kundig Architects Design Principal: Tom Kundig Project Manager: Christopher Gerrick Interior Designer: Charlie Hellstern Interiors Staff: Cristina Acevedo Christine Burkland Awards 2014AIA National Honor Awards, Architecture Award AIA National Honor Awards, Interior Architecture Award 2013Architizer A+ Popular Choice Awards, Finalist, Residential Single Family Home 2012AIA National Housing Awards, […]

Read More

Box on the Rock by Schwartz and Architecture (SaA)

  Location: Sonoma, CA, US Year: 2015 Architects: Schwartz and Architecture (SaA) SaA Project Team: Wyatt Arnold, Erik Bloom Structural Engineer: iAssociate Contractor: Eames Construction, Inc. Photography: @ Bruce Damonte Awards Builder’s Choice Custom Home Design Awards Merit Award | Custom Home under 5,000 sq ft, 2015 AIA Redwood Empire Design Awards People’s Choice Award | Unbuilt Architecture, 2015 The constricted […]

Read More

Bracketed Space house by Matt Fajkus Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, US Area: 450 sqm Year: 2016 Awards HGTV Faces of Design Awards Finalist, 2017 Architects: Matt Fajkus Architecture Project Manager: Travis Cook, Jayson Kabala Design Team: Matt Fajkus, AIA, David Birt, Jayson Kabala, Travis Cook General Contractor: Brodie Builders Landscape Architect: Open Envelope Studio Interior Designer: Joel Mozersky Photography: Charles Davis Smith Spaces and Faces Photography Incorporating the site’s dynamic […]

Read More

Cabin in Longbranch by Olson Kundig

Location: Longbranch, Washington, US Design Principal: Jim Olson Project Manager: Ellen Cecil, William Franklin Interior Designer: Charlie Hellstern Staff: Derek Santo Photographer: Kevin Scott, Benjamin Benschnedier, Kyle Johnson Jim Olson’s reverence for nature and admiration of the site’s beauty is expressed in the design of this project located on Puget Sound and nestled amidst the towering fir trees of an ancient […]

Read More

Lichen House by Schwartz and Architecture

Location: Glen Ellen, CA, US Year: 2016 Architects: Schwartz and Architecture SaA Project Team: Wyatt Arnold, Christopher Baile, Erik Bloom, Laura Huylebroek Contractor: Eames Construction Landscape Design: Surface Design Lighting Design: PritchardPeck Lighting Energy Consultant: Loisos + Ubbelohde Interiors Consultant: Standard Studio, LLC Structural Engineer: iAssociate Photography: Richard Barnes Photography Images: SaA The Lichen House nestles within the fog and oaks in the hills above […]

Read More

Carmel Valley Residence by Sagan Piechota Architecture

Location: Carmel Valley, California, United States Year: 2013 Architect: Sagan Piechota Architecture Team: Daniel Piechota & Cameron Helland Landscape architect: Bernard Trainor + Associates General contractor: Stocker + Allaire Photographer: Joe Fletcher Set within a small clearing of California old growth oaks, this ‘L’ shaped residence settles naturally into the contours of the rolling hills of Carmel Valley. […]

Read More

Weston Residence by Specht Harpman Architects

Location: Weston, Connecticut, US Year: 2012   Architect: Scott Specht, Louise Harpman Contractor: Michael Greenberg, Prutting and Company Photography: Taggart Sorenson The Weston Residence nestles in a valley adjacent to the Saugatuck River. It’s a small house, but takes advantage of its beautiful site in a way that purposefully blurs the distinction between the built […]

Read More

La Grange Pavilion by Murray Legge Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas Year: 2017 Architects: Murray Legge Architecture Design team: Murray Legge, Travis Avery, Benjamin Kaplowitz Builder: Shroyco, Ocean Quest Consultants: K Consulting Engineers Photography: Leonid Furmansky La Grange Pavilion was created as part of a landscape intervention for a house perched on a bluff overlooking the forest and farmland of Colorado River basin seventy miles east of Austin. Surrounding […]

Read More

Wild Lilac by Walker Workshop

Location: California, United States Architects: WALKER WORKSHOP Project Team:  Design: Walker Workshop (Noah Walker, Ted Leviss, Jonathan Nadel) Landscape: Sammy Castro Design Photography: Joe Fletcher This 3200 SF single-family residence and accompanying 800 SF pool house were envisioned as a refuge cradled within the foothills of the San Bernardino National Forest. The design uses a series […]

Read More

Little House by Mw|works Architecture + Design

Location: Hood Canal, Seabeck, Washington, US Area: 1,100 sq ft Awards: AIA Northwest and Pacific Region Awards  2016 Merit Award AIA Honor Awards for Washington 2015 Honor Award Architects: Mw|works Architecture + Design Photography:  © Andrew Pogue The Little House is nestled into a lush second growth forest on a north facing bluff overlooking Hood Canal. Built […]

Read More

OZ Residence by Stanley Saitowitz & Natoma Architects

Location: Atherton, California, US Size: 17,000 sq. feet Year: 2017 Architects: Stanley Saitowitz | Natoma Architects TEAM Stanley Saitowitz (design principal) Neil Kaye, AIA, Michael Luke (project architects) Steven Sanchez (project designer/manager) CONSULTANTS General Contractor: Redhorse Constructors Landscape Architect: Christopher Yates Landscape Architecture Civil Engineer: Lea and Braze Engineering Structural Engineer: Yu Structural Engineers Plumbing Engineer: Monterey Energy […]

Read More

Fiddleneck-Kemp by Studio AR&D Architects

Program: Private Residence Location: Palm Desert, CA, United States Year: 2013 Size: 4100 sf Architects: Studio AR&D Architects Photo Credit: Michal Utterback  All images courtesy of Studio AR&D Architects   Studio AR&D Architects Studio AR&D Architects is a national firm based in Los Angeles and Palm Springs, California. The Los Angeles office services clients throughout the area, […]

Read More

Di Lido Island Residence by Brillhart Architecture

Location: Di Lido Island, Miami Beach, Florida, US Size: 5,900 sf   Architects: Brillhart Architecture Interior design: Karine Richard Interiors and Dunagan Diverio Design Group Landscape architecture: Lewis & Nielsen Design This project is on Dilido Island, part of a chain of manmade islands known as the Venetian Islands, located within the City of Miami Beach. […]

Read More

Brentwood modern by Jamie Bush + Co

  Location: Brentwood, California, US Interior Decorating: Jamie Bush + Co   The owners of this 1940s Brentwood, California ranch house, a former studio head and her partner, wanted a new screening room that they added with an extension. Additional modifications to the 4,000 square foot home included the additions of a flat roof, new glass-curtain walls […]

Read More

Courtyards house by HK Associates Inc

AWARDS Home of the Year 2016, AIA Southern Arizona AIA Southern Arizona 2016 Honor Award for Distinguished Architecture Location: Tucson, Arizona, US Area: 3.475 ft2 Year: 2016 Architects: HK Associates Inc Architect in Charge: Kathy Hancox, Michael Kothke General Contractor: Lemarr Construction Manufacturers: Hansgrohe, Wetstyle, Western Windows Photographs: © Bill Timmerman Situated in a nondescript subdivision on Tucson’s eastside, […]

Read More

Westport Pool House by SPAN Architects

Location: Westport, Connecticut, US Architects: SPAN Architects Photography: François Dischinger The owner’s brief for the project included a new pool and pool house with koi pond, hot tub, exterior stone fireplace, as well as a landscape and garden master plan to be sited on a property with an existing house. Our design creates a semi-enclosed pool […]

Read More

MIA PINE TREE BY SAOTA

    MIA PINE TREE Location : Miami, Florida, UNITED STATES Year : 2016 Site Area : 3575m² Project Area : 1865m² Architects : SAOTA Project Team : Philip Olmesdahl, Mark Bullivant & Andrew Moerdyk The building is conceived as a self-contained, multi-layered landscape of experiences which takes advantage of both Miami’s tropical climate as well the […]

Read More

AMAGANSETT POOL HOUSE BY ICRAVE

  Location : Amagansett, New York, US Interior Design Lighting :  ICRAVE Photography: © John Muggenborg AWARDS 2015 HC&G Innovation in Design Award, Runner-up in Architecture Category ICRAVE was tapped by Amagansett homeowner, Alex May, to transform the outdoor area and pool house at his two-story weekend house into a lavish pool and spa retreat ideal for entertaining […]

Read More

Edgeland House by Bercy Chen Studio

Location : Austin, Texas, US Year : 2012 Architects: Bercy Chen Studio LP Design Team: Thomas Bercy, Calvin Chen, Dan Loe, Ryan Michael, Brad Purrington, Agustina Rodriguez Photography: © Paul Bardagjy Edgeland House is located on a rehabilitated brownfield site and is a modern re‐interpretation of one of the oldest housing typologies in North America, the Native […]

Read More