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.
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
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.
Providing privacy and overlooking a vast valley spotted with yucca and Joshua trees, both buildings of the Pause House AM/PM serve as short-term accommodations for visitors who want to experience the high desert.
Since its debut in 1943, IKEA has been a pioneer. At that time, its founder, Ingvar Kamprad, was only 17 years old. He started the company with a small sum of money that his dad rewarded him for doing well in school. He chose the name IKEA as an abbreviation of Ingvar Kamprad from Elmtaryd (the family farm), Agunnaryd (the nearby village, located in southern Sweden). The rest is history.
Cade Hayes and Jesus Robles, the principals of DUST, based in Tucson, Arizona created the Tucson Mountain Retreat that perfectly meshes with the natural backdrop of the Sonoran Desert.
During three years of hard work, Framestudio managed to preserve the soul of the Henry Hill house while simultaneously injecting the elements that now make it a contemporary home.
When you are an architect and you tackle the challenge of designing your own home, it can easily become a little bit of an obsession.