Modern Pool House by Klopf Architecture

Location: Los Gatos, California, USA Year completed: 2012 Architects: Klopf Architecture Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, Geoff Campen, and Angela Todorova Landscape Architect: Andrea Sessa Contractor: Flegels Construction Photography: © Mariko Reed The transformation once an overgrown yard and open pool deck now a habitable destination space for swimmers and non-swimmers alike. In a […]

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Podesta Residence by Brininstool + Lynch

Location: Vero Beach, Florida, USA Area: 8,100 square feet Year: 2013 Architects: Brininstool + Lynch Contractor: Huryn Construction Consultants: McCarthy and Associates, Structural Photography: © Christopher Barrett This winter residence, located on the Atlantic coast of Florida, is part of a planned residential community with specific guidelines regulating the exterior design of the buildings to […]

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Via Media Residence — Matt Fajkus Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, USA Year: 2018 Architects: Matt Fajkus Architecture Project Manager: Alberto Rodriguez Design Team: Matt Fajkus, David Birt General Contractor: Risher Martin Fine Homes Interior Design: Michelle Tumlin Design Photography: © Leonid Furmansky When the eventual owners first visited the existing Alan Taniguchi house in Austin’s Westlake Hills, they knew right away this was the home […]

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Los Altos Residence by Klopf Architecture

Location: Los Altos, California, USA Year completed: 2017 Architects: Klopf Architecture Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, Geoff Campen, Chuang-Ming Liu, and Ethan Taylor Landscape Architect: Outer space Landscape Architects Structural Engineer: ZFA Structural Engineers Staging: Da Lusso Design Photography: © Mariko Reed Klopf Architecture and Outer space Landscape Architects designed a new warm, modern, open, […]

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Constant Springs Residence by Alterstudio Architecture

Location: Austin, Texas, USA Area: 3,600-square-foot Year: 2016 Awards 2018 Texas Society of Architects Design Award 2018 IIDA Excellence in Design Award 2017 American Architecture Prize 2018 AIA Austin Design Award Architects: Alterstudio Architecture Design Team: Kevin Alter, Ernesto Cragnolino, Tim Whitehill, Joseph Boyle Photography: © Casey Dunn The opportunity to live simultaneously in the center of the […]

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Artist Retreat by GLUCK+

Location: Upstate New York, USA Area: 6,080 sq. feet Year: 2014 AWARDS 2016 Residential Architect Design Award from Architect magazine, and a 2017 American Architecture Award from The Chicago Athenaeum: Museum of Architecture and Design and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies Architects: GLUCK+ Photography: © Paul Warchol Located in a land conservancy, […]

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The North Fork Bluff House by RES4

Location: Mattituck, New York, USA Size: 5,100 sf Year: 2017 Architects: Resolution: 4 Architecture (RES4) Architects: Joseph Tanney, Robert Luntz Project Architect: Debby Yeh Manufacturer: Simplex Industries Contractor: Teresi Construction Structural Engineer: Fischetti Engineering Photography: © Resolution: 4 Architecture The North Fork Bluff House is a modular prefab home used as a multigenerational summer retreat […]

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Kuhlman Road Residence by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

Location: Houston, Texas, USA Size: 5,934 sf with 600 sf guest house Year: 2016 Architects: Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects Photography: © Matthew Millman   A professional couple purchased a two-acre wooded site in an exclusive neighborhood where traditional houses with grand entrances oriented to the street are typical. The clients desired a modern house providing […]

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Skyhaus by Aidlin Darling Design

Location: San Francisco, California, USA Size: 4,250 sq. feet Year: 2014 Awards 2016 AIA San Francisco Design Awards Architects: Aidlin Darling Design Team: David Darling , Principal-in-Charge Joshua Aidlin, Principal Melinda Turner, Project Manager/Designer Consultants: Gemmill Design, Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders Photography: © Matthew Millman Channeling the spirit of the home’s original designer, the late Joseph Esherick, daylight and landscape were the […]

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Revello Residence by Shubin Donaldson Architects

Location: Pacific Palisades, California, USA Size: 5,500 sf Year: 2013 Architects: Shubin Donaldson Partners In Charge: Russell Shubin, AIA, LEED AP Robin Donaldson, AIA Contractor: The Quillin Group Photography: © John Ellis An existing nondescript 1980’s hillside home on a spectacular site was transformed with critical concern for the preservation and optimization of panoramic ocean views. […]

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HIDE OUT | Dan Brunn Architecture

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Size: 3600.0 ft2 Year: 2016 Architects: Dan Brunn Architecture Design Principal: Dan Brunn, AIA Structural Engineer: Salas Design Company Landscape Architect: Kaisei-en Interior Designer: Dan Brunn Architecture Contractor: Realco Creations Photography: © Brandon Shigeta All images courtesy of Dan Brunn Architecture   Dan Brunn Architecture Dan Brunn, AIA, founded his Los Angeles-based firm, Dan Brunn Architecture, […]

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Rios Clementi Hale Studios | Venice Residence

Location: Venice, California, USA Size: 4,000 sq. feet Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA|LA Residential Architecture Award Architects: Rios Clementi Hale Studios Photography: © Undine Pröhl Our client’s “dream house” is designed specifically for the Venice lifestyle. These indoor-outdoor spaces take advantage of every inch of an extremely narrow lot.  Every room opens onto the outdoors, making […]

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Waverley by Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

Location: Palo Alto, California, USA Size: 5,000 sf Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA California Council Residential Award of Honor AIA Silicon Valley Design Award of Merit AIA|LA Residential Architecture Award of Honor Chicago Athenaeum American Architecture Award Rethinking the Future: Global Architecture & Design Award Architects: Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects COLLABORATORS: Matarozzi Pelsinger Builders  […]

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Belzberg Architects | Bridge Residence

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Year: 2018 Awards 2018 AIA LA Residential Awards Architects: Belzberg Architects Photography: © Bruce Damonte The new Bridge Residence turned the challenge of a sloping site into an opportunity to evoke quiet seclusion while creating a grand statement. The taller wing of the L-shaped house abuts a foothill to the […]

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Venice Beach Residence by Griffin Enright Architects

Location: Venice Beach, California, USA Area: 3,300 sf Year: 2017 Architects: Griffin Enright Architects Photography: © Taiyo Watanabe A 3,300 sf developer-commissioned residence, it maximizes its narrow site through strategic placement and an expansive array of telescoping glass doors. Set to one side of the property, the home’s interior spaces stretch into the side and back garden […]

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Sawmill by Olson Kundig

Location: Tehachapi, California, USA Area: 4170.0 ft2 Year: 2014   Awards 2018 AIA National COTE Top Ten Award 2017 AIA National Housing Awards, Honor Award2017 AIA Northwest Pacific Region Citation Award 2017 Chicago Athenaeum, American Architecture Awards, American Architecture Award Architects: Olson Kundig Design Principal: Tom Kundig Project Manager: Elizabeth Bianchi Conklin Photography: Kevin Scott, Gabe Border Set in the harsh […]

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Seehafer Residence by Skylab Architecture

Location: Portland, Oregon, USA Size: 2,900 sq ft Year: 2014 Architects: Skylab Architecture Landscape: 2.ink Studio All images courtesy of Skylab Architecture   Skylab Architecture CONTACT 413 SW 13th Ave (9 401,67 km) 97205 Portland (Oregon) +1 503-525-9315 VISIT Skylab Architecture  

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Laurelhurst MidCentury by mw|works architecture + design

Location: Seattle, Washington, USA Area: 4,800 sq ft Year: 2017 Architects: mw|works architecture + design Interior: Inform Interiors Photography: © Jeremy Bittermann Designed by Ibsen Nelsen in 1961, the layout of this home was very well considered but the character and flow between spaces wasn’t a good fit for the daily patterns of the new owners. High on […]

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Bridgehampton Residence | Amy Lau Design

Location: Bridgehampton, New York, USA Design: Amy Lau Design Photography: © Thomas Loof Vibrant colors and textures inspired by the sea and sky invite entertaining and relaxation at this Hamptons summer home embellished with artisanally crafted and vintage pieces. Amy Lau Design All images courtesy of Amy Lau Design Amy Lau Design Founded in 2001, Amy […]

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Gambel Oaks Ranch by CCY Architects

Location: Eagle County, Colorado, USA Project Size: 5,897 SF Residence, 755 SF Garage, 40 Acres Year: 2014 Awards U.S. Green Building Council | LEED Gold AIA Colorado | Award of Excellence AIA Colorado West | Citation Award Architecture and Interior Architecture: CCY Architects Interior Finishes and Furnishings: Jill Soffer Design Photography: © Art Gray Photography Located on broad sweeping […]

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Ranch House by The Archers

Location: Beverly Hills, California, USA Year: 2016 Architects: The Archers A rambling fifties ranch house within a canyon setting was extensively remodeled in the nineteen eighties, with unfortunate results. In lieu of restoration, which seemed implausible, we opted to keep the Beverly Hills ‘ranch’ vernacular but translate it through modernism. We looked to Eero Saarinen’s […]

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David Street House by Murray Legge Architecture

Location: Austin,Texas, USA Size: 2000 sf Year:  2018 Architects: Murray Legge Architecture Design Team: Murray Legge, Lincoln Davidson, Travis Avery, Benjamin Kaplowitz, Luca Senise Builder: Green Places Engineering: Duffy Engineering Photography: © Leonid Furmansky This project began with two families purchasing a large Central Austin property and subdividing it into two narrow lots to build new homes on – we were […]

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Greenwich Street Loft by Specht Architects

Location: Lower Manhattan, New York, USA Architects: Specht Architects Contractor: Bernsohn and Fetner Photography: © Andrea Calo Light was a primary issue with this renovation of an industrial loft space in Lower Manhattan. We maintained much of the open “workshop floor” character of the space, while creating a bright and comfortable kitchen, entry hall, and bedroom adjacent […]

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Dry Creek Pool House by Ro Rockett Design

Program: Pool House and Landscape Location: Geyserville, California, USA Size: 300 sf Architects: Ro Rockett Design Team: Zac Rockett, Jason Ro, Matt Granelli General Contractor: JMH John Hallengren Structural Engineer: Bill Lynch Berkeley Structural Design Civil Engineer: Kelder Engineering Photography: © Adam Rouse Anchored by an inventive reuse of local materials on a constrained lot in a beautiful Sonoma County landscape, this project started […]

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Vineyard Farm House by Charles Rose Architects

Location: Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, USA Scope: Single-family residence; roof deck with fireplace; photovoltaic panels; green roof; pool; screened-in porch Architects: Charles Rose Architects Landscape Architect: Stephen Stimson Associates MEP Engineer: Allied Consulting Engineering Services Structural Engineer: RSE Associates Interior Furnishings: Meichi Peng Design Studio Lighting Consultant: PHT Lighting Design Inc. General Contractor: Andrew Flake, Inc. Photography: © John Edward Linden Photography Charles […]

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Buena Vista Residence by George Bradley | architecture + design

Location: San Francisco, California, USA Gross Floor Area: 280 m2 Year: 2014 Architects: George Bradley | architecture + design Design team: George Bradley | architecture + design Photography © Nic Lehoux, Sharon Risedorph All images courtesy of gb | architecture + design | © Nic Lehoux, Sharon Risedorph   George Bradley | architecture + design Established […]

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Nader Residence by Bestor Architecture

Location: Los Angeles, California, USA Year: 2016 Architects: Bestor Architecture Interiors: Carter Design Photography: © Trevor Tondro Bestor Architecture renovated a modern ranch house from the 1960’s into a contemporary, open plan house for a busy producer and her son. The original roof was uncovered and the flow was reorganized to take advantage of the […]

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Riverhouse Residence by [STRANG] Architecture

Location: Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA Year: 2017 Architects: [STRANG] Architecture Interior Design: Margaret Marquez Interiors Photography: © Claudia Uribe Located along the New River in Fort Lauderdale, this low-slung residence maximizes its surrounding views of a tropically-landscaped yard, active riverway and ecological park. Similar to Strang’s designs for LakeHouse and Mountain Lake Residences, the home uses […]

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Tiburon Bay View Residence by Walker Warner Architects

Location: Tiburon Peninsula, California, USA Year: 2017 Architects: Walker Warner Architects Project Team: John Davis, Brian Friel, Anne Griffes, Anja Hämäläinen, Klara Kevane, Brian Lang, Brooks Walker Interiors: NICOLEHOLLIS Landscape: SCDA and Strata Landscape Architecture  Builder: Van Acker Construction Photography: © Laure Joliet Nestled on an east facing bluff of the Tiburon Peninsula, the Tiburon Bay View […]

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Hidden Vallery Desert House by Wendell Burnette Architects 

Location: Cave Creek, Arizona, USA Area: 290 m2 Architects: Wendell Burnette Architects Project team: Wendell Burnette , Qianyi Ye , Austin Nikkel, Rebecca Gillogly Interior design: Wendell Burnette Architects Photography © Bill Timmerman This small humble house sited on a south-facing desert slope extends a prominent flow of pinkish-red schist-shale into a simple elevated plinth that parallels the contours of […]

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Aperture Residence | A-I-R Architects

Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, US Year: 2016 Architects: A-I-R Architects Landscape: Colwell/Shelor Photography © Bill Timmerman Transformation of an existing 3,400 sq/ft. patio home. 4 black basalt stone apertures are strategically inserted into the existing shell in the following locations: entry, kitchen, bedroom, and bathroom. Each aperture frames the landscape, shields the sun, and extends the interior program into […]

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Palm Springs Residence by Jim Jennings Architecture | LINEOFFICE Architecture | Martha Angus Interior Design

Location: Palm Springs, California, US Area: 3,000 SF Year: 2016 Architects: LINEOFFICE Architecture, Jim Jennings Architecture Interior Design:  Martha Angus Photography © Lance Gerber This collaboration with Jim Jennings Architecture and Martha Angus utilized a factory fabricated steel frame to create a simple yet elegant 3,000 SF getaway in the desert. Jim Jennings invited our office to collaborate on this home in Palm Springs, […]

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East di Lido Residence | [STRANG] Architecture

Location: Miami Beach, Florida, US Year: 2015 Architects: [STRANG] Architecture Photography ©Blue Ocean Photography   Located on an artificial island in Biscayne Bay, this residence maximizes the waterfront views across Biscayne Bay and neighboring islands.  Unlike many of the stark white boxes that have proliferated on Miami Beach’s waterfront sites, this house incorporates natural keystone and wood louvers […]

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San Marco Island Residence by STRANG Architecture

Location: Miami, Florida, US Year: 2014 Architects: STRANG Architecture Interior Design: L’Atelier Isabelle Peribere Photography: Bruce Buck, Claudia Uribe-Touri Awards AIA Florida Merit Award of Excellence, 2016 As described in Robert McCarter’s essay Shell and Shelter, the design of the San Marco Residence demonstrates a careful interconnection of Miami’s tropical environment with the experience of the home’s inhabitants. Interior spaces are nested […]

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Brillhart House by Brillhart Architecture

Location: Miami, Florida, US Client: Jacob and Melissa Brillhart Size: 1500 sf WOOD DESIGN AWARD, WOOD DESIGN & BUILDING MAGAZINE – 2014 BEST SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE, ARCHITECTS’ NEWSPAPER – 2014 AIA MIAMI HONOR AWARD 2014 AIA FLORIDA HONOR AWARD 2015 NEW YORK TIMES FEATURE – DEC 2014 Architects: Brillhart Architecture Photographer: Claudia Uribe, Bruce Buck, Stefani Fachini The […]

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Clifftop House Maui by Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti

Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA Area: 250 m2 + 250 m2 Year: 2011 Architects: Dekleva Gregoric Arhitekti Project team: Aljoša Dekleva, Tina Gregorič, Flavio Coddou, Lea Kovič Photography: © Cristobal Palma video clifftop house maui by cristobal palma on vimeo Awards American Architecture Prize 2016, honourable mention in Residential Architecture category Golden Pencil 2013 International Architecture Awards 2012, […]

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Yorkville Residence by Alan Nicholson Design Studio

  Location: Yorkville, Mendocino County, California,  United States Area: 2750.0 ft2 Year: 2014     Architects: Alan Nicholson Design Studio Landscaping: Lutsko Associates Photography © Alan Nicholson The site was chosen for expansive views and potential geologic locus. The residence is anchored on the north by a newly excavated rocky knoll. The design challenge was to interpret the […]

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La Jolla, California by Marmol Radziner

Location: La Jolla, California, USA Architects: Marmol Radziner ARCHITECTURE CONSTRUCTION LANDSCAPE INTERIORS This 9,000-square-foot home designed for a young family is arranged in a U-shaped floor plan looking onto a courtyard and pool. All of the rooms open to this central outdoor living area via floor-to-ceiling windows and doors. Marmol Radziner All images courtesy of Marmol Radziner CONSTRUCTION   Marmol Radziner […]

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Trousdale Estates Contemporary Home by Dennis Gibbens Architects

Location: Beverly Hills, California, US Area: 5600.0 ft2 Year: 2014   Architects: Dennis Gibbens Architects Architect in Charge: Dennis Gibbens Project Architect: Oren Dothan Project Team: Scott Graham, Ryan Childers, Ricardo Moura, Raul Aguilera, Shana Cunningham Landscape Design: Art Luna Studio Interior Decorating: Jamie Bush + Co This project called for the complete renovation of a 5500 square […]

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Glenhaven Residence by Abramson Teiger Architects

Location: Pacific Palisades, CA Type: Single-Family Residential Size: 3,000 sq ft Year: 2014 Architects: Abramson Teiger Architects Project Team: Trevor Abramson, FAIA, Douglas Teiger, AIA, Jessica Voigt Photography: © Jim Bartsch With a gallery-worthy view of the Santa Monica Bay, this Pacific Palisades home was designed to showcase the majesty of the outside world. Bright white interior […]

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Park City Modern Residence by Sparano+ Mooney Architecture

Location: Park City, Utah, USA Year: 2016     Architects: Sparano + Mooney Architecture Interior Design: Julie Chahine Builder: North Ridge Construction Photographer: Scot Zimmerman, Sparano + Mooney Architecture MODERN MOUNTAIN RESIDENCE Located in a mountain setting with views of Park City Mountain Resort, the Utah Winter Olympic Park and the Glenwild Golf Course, the design approach to this […]

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Franklin Mountain House by Hazelbaker Rush

Location: El Paso, Texas, US Area: 5200 ft2 Year: 2015 Architects:  Hazelbaker Rush Photography: © Casey Dunn   The severity of the slope allows the three story home to maintain a direct connection to the exterior at each level. The utilitarian spaces are on the first level with the entertaining functions of the living, kitchen, and dining […]

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Doheny by McClean Design

Location: Los Angeles, CA, USA Approximate Size: 8,000 sf Year: 2015 Architects: McClean Design Designer: Paul McClean Contractor: Craig Williams Engineer: Structures, Inc. Photographer: Jim Bartsch Some sites seem impossible when you first look at them but this one took unbuildable to a whole new level. A triangular postage stamp abutting a mountain with a killer […]

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MUGU house by Stéphane Malka

  Status: In progress Year: 2017 Location: MALIBU, CALIFORNIA Team: Tristan Spella Co-Conceptor, Stéphane Malka Architecture Los Angeles MUGU HOUSE Inhabit the Hills Located at Mugu Point California, fifty miles away from Los Angeles where Malka Architecture just opened its new studio, the Mugu House is nested on Malibu’s Hills porosities. The project benefits from the […]

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Hillcrest by McClean Design

  Location: Beverly Hills, California, US Area: 10,000 sf Year: 2016 Awarded the 2017 American Institute of Architects Honor Award for Outstanding Residential Design Architects: McClean Design Photography: © Jim Bartsch This hillside home is located in Trousdale, Beverly Hills a neighborhood of single story homes famed for their views and movie stars. Our clients wanted an extensive basement level […]

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Desert Courtyard House by Wendell Burnette Architects

    Project info: Architects: wendell burnette architects Location: Scottsdale, Arizona, USA Area : 7,200 square feet Year: 2014 Photographs : bill timmerman All images courtesy of wendell burnette architects Project Team: Wendell Burnette (Principal – in-charge of Design), Thamarit Suchart (Project Manager/Chief Design Collaborator), Jena Rimkus, Matthew G. Trzebiatowski, Scott Roeder, Brianna Tovsen, Chris […]

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