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XTEN Architecture: A Perfect Ten

In Los Angeles, good word of mouth plays an important role in the decision to hire an architect or an interior designer. Certainly, that was the case when it came to sussing out the perfect design-build firm, XTEN Architecture, to create this home in West Hollywood’s coveted “Bird Streets.”
Dancing Light, Brent Kendle, Kendle Design Collaborative, Paradise Valley, Arizona, David Michael Miller, GBtwo Landscape Architecture, architecture
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Vision in the Desert: High Design Meets Exceptional Natural Beauty

There is something about the desert that makes you want to spend time relaxing, observing and exploring. The colors and smells of the landscape, and the harsh yet beautiful environment where life surprisingly exists, among rocks and cacti, all contribute to this fascination. The architecture and interior design of these hospitality and residential projects perfectly capture the unique character of deserts across the West and Southwest.
Croatia, Arhitecktri, Lopud 1483, castle, waterfront, island
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Lopud 1483: Out of the Ruins

Overlooking the hypnotic depths of the Adriatic, the remnants of an ancient time speak to an ancient place. This is Lopud 1483, a 15th-century Franciscan monastery complex, with its church, Our Lady of the Cave, so named for the fact that the friary was built over a sea cave that was later transformed into an underground passage connecting it with the open ocean.
Hotel June, Studio Collective, Pacific Coast Highway
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Hotel June & The Spirit of Southern California

Located along Pacific Coast Highway, on the west side of Los Angeles in Westchester, Hotel June reflects the soul of the city. On one hand, the hotel honors its architectural past—something that immediately caught the attention of the team of Venice-based Studio Collective, which spent three years working on the renovation—and on the other, it unveils its new dynamic face with an authentic California feel, especially inside.