There are two distinct and almost polar opposite styles that come to mind when either the word Mediterranean and Contemporary come out, and it can make things challenging to put together. Whipple Russell Artchitects did just that with their newly designed Mandeville Canyon estate.
As always when you’re dealing with couples, things got a little touchy. He wanted contemporary, she longed for romantic. As Marc explains, the style derives from the all-important floor plan.”The end result is a bit more adobe than one would expect for combining those terms into one main home, but it’s absolutely flawless. Carved out niches with built in lighting set for an impromptu space just like this one.