Green Design Los Angeles Home by Barbara Bestor

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Green living is a huge part of design in Los Angeles, and this Topanga Canyon home is an exemplary piece of architecture by Barbara Bestor that features simple elements of sustainability. The industrial nature of the home’s exterior appearance helped with prefab type costs in the long run. Overall, this home was easier to construct in…

Peek Ancona Creates Flood Proof Home in Marin County

Posted 384 days ago by

While this slightly prefab home in Marin County served as more of a prototype for being able to flood proof homes in areas that suffer from water damage, the residence by Peek Ancona Studio is a gorgeous example of how sustainability and prefab can be gorgeous. Since half of the lot is home to a historical…

1,000 Square Foot Richard Neutra Designed Hailey Residence

Posted 396 days ago by

Legendary modernist architect Richard Neutra is known for his amazing contributions to the world through built works both big and small– the Hailey home is a smaller scale project that’s a classic to be studied. Built in the latter part of his career, circa 1959, this home is a mere 1,000 square feet. A soft sided,…

Bright, Artful Mid Century Modern Home

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California living is all over the board as far as style is concerned, and the interior of this mid-century modern style home in Orange County, CA is no exception. A big splash of personality is made with the bright and abstract art pieces throughout the entry and public spaces. This residence has a great mixture of…

Asymmetrical Walstrom House by John Lautner

Posted 535 days ago by

Asymmetry isn’t always something that’s welcome with open arms especially when it comes to home design. But back in the late 60s, architect John Lautner had a great idea for the Walstrom House in Santa Monica that is still a timeless piece of architecture today. The interior and exterior structures are composed entirely of wood, with…

Los Angeles ‘Three Wall House’ by Kovac Architects

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Los Angeles is such a diverse place, that if you’re home shopping there’s really something for everybody. Take the ‘Three Wall House’ for example. Built in Los Angeles, CA by Kovac Architects, the Three Wall House is a dynamic space that uses visual cues to define space by its three walls. There is enough wall to…

Marin County California Beach Home By WA Design

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This gorgeous home in Marin County is connected to the 5 mile beach of the Northern California coastline. The house itself is 1400 square feet, but it’s all used efficiently–designed and built with re-usable materials in mind. The views not only encompass the ocean, but there’s another view extended to a skyline ridge of Mount Tamalpais. The…