Perched on a 1-acre promontory in the Hollywood Hills—high atop the Sunset Strip—lies this striking modern farmhouse-inspired by Louis Kahn’s outstanding architectural design of the Texas-based Kimbell Art Museum.
A few steps from chic Avenue Montaigne and the renowned Champs-Elysées sits the elegant Haussmann building where Stéphanie Coutas found her personal refuge. Spread over 3,875 square feet, the four-bedroom apartment initially comprised a series of enclosed rooms. For this project, which kept Coutas busy for 18 months, the French designer wanted to create more flow and highlight her extensive art collection.
Through a collaborative work between Poss Architects and Kirei Studio’s founder and interior designer Nathalie Ryan, this traditional log house was transformed…
From the moment you enter the home, it’s clear that even without the magnificent collection of art that it was designed to showcase, every inch has been designed to evoke visual pleasure. Unique for homes of this type, it is open and modern while still warm and intimate, offering a balance of public and private spaces that flow gracefully into one other.