Many of these projects are highlighted in the forthcoming book From Palm Beach to Shangri La: The Architecture of Marion Sims Wyeth (Rizzoli) by Jane S. Day. The exuberant tome, a paean to Marion Sims Wyeth and historic preservation, gives overdue recognition to an architect who is too little considered in contemporary times.
Located in Mahón Bay, on the Balearic Island of Menorca, Spain, a building of strict modern bearing offers an insurgency of space and, beyond its serene monochromatic walls, a halo of sun and sky.
While it’s not without its gray days, the beauty of Southern California lies in its temperate climate. So, too, while it’s also not without its gray moments, the beauty of family is in being together.
Located in Woodside, California, this 17,000-square-foot home was built on an exceptional 3.5-acre site for a couple—who are active philanthropists with a focus on children’s health and education, and cancer research—and their children.
Located on the southern Kohala Coast of Hawaii’s Big Island, the Hawaii House, a 10,361-square-foot coastal residence designed by Mark de Reus of de Reus Architects, whose largest challenge for this project consisted of constructing in a reasonable period of time with a highly active construction market on the island.
There is nothing like staying in a historic property that makes you wonder if walls could talk. Casa Cody is one of these properties. Ideally situated in the center of Palm Springs, Casa Cody is a true oasis
Housed in the Biscuit Company Lofts building—which was erected in 1925 as the West Coast headquarters of the National Biscuit Company (Nabisco)—in Los Angeles’ Arts District, the 1,620-square-foot loft space was initially transformed into a two-bedroom apartment.
Soon to debut, Lake|Flato Houses: Respecting the Land (Rizzoli) is the latest foray for the firm, which was named AIA’s Firm of the Year in 2004, and whose remarkable, environmentally sensitive, and astute structures explore an intimate relationship to site and surround.
Sitting atop a bluff overlooking the Pacific, in Pebble Beach, northern California, the 6,700-square-foot, aluminum-and-stone-clad residence features pure lines and comprises three levels connected by a central stairwell.
Architect William F. Cody was reliably prolific visionary desert modernist with works ranging from Arizona, to Cuba and Hawaii. Daughter Catherine Cody, Don Choi and Jo Lauria discuss how his legacy lives on in the built environment he left behind.