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.
Kara Mann’s flair for materiality and architecture, and more importantly her feel for these things, are all present in what is effectively a lakehouse set on the Northshore of Lake Michigan.
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.
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.
Since establishing his award-winning interior design firm at the ripe old age of 24, Nate Berkus has bridged the worlds of easy and elevated with a fine eye and light touch. With a megawatt smile and a sincerity of skill rather than outright swagger, he is, as one of his timelessly textured interiors, approachable.
10601 Wilshire Blvd PH 19E at the Wilshire House, located in the Wilshire Corridor—just minutes from the best of Beverly Hills, Bel Air and more—is an absolute lock for the right buyer.
In the lively district of Marseille, there is a shop that contains multitudes. Called Sessun Alma, the concept is sunny, craft-centric, a place for creative flourishing.
Everyone in L.A. aspires to live like a star, but precious few do. Among them: the future buyer of 910 Rexford Drive, the onetime residence of Hollywood actor Edward G. Robinson.
The central coast enclave of Carmel-by-the-Sea features an architectural exploration of the interaction with the local landscape by Studio Schicketanz, the project is at once strikingly contemporary while respectful of its age-old oaks and natural character.
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.