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Mid-century modern remodel in California with a central courtyard

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This mid-century modern home renovation project was commissioned by architectural studio Koch Architects, located in the hills of Berkeley, California. The re-design of this home constructed in 1959 was focused on redistributing the interior layout to take advantage of a centrally located courtyard. The architects designed spaces that blurred boundaries between indoors and out. A […]



Sumptuous dream home with epic Los Angeles skyline views

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This spectacular modern dream home was imagined by architects McClean Design, integrated into a hillside of the Trousdale Estates, a neighborhood in Beverly Hills, California. Consisting of 10,000 square feet of opulent living space, this home was completed in August 2016. The home features breathtaking panoramic views over the famed Los Angeles skyline. The homeowners requested that the […]

Sleek and sexy modern hillside home above Sunset Plaza, LA

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Architecture studio McClean Design has completed this modern hillside home nestled in a desirable area overlooking Sunset plaza in Los Angeles, California. Clean lines and modern architecture characterizes this fascinating 9,000 square foot property located on a tight lot hovering above the LA skyline. The architects goal for this project was to maximize the views while at the […]

Inviting modern farmhouse with vineyard views in Napa Valley

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The design of this stunning modern farmhouse was inspired by the region’s agricultural heritage. Designed by Stephen Willrich Architecture, the residence is sited to perfectly capture the views of the surrounding vineyards and ridgelines of Napa Valley, California. The dwelling was built is the tradition of the farm house vernacular by Total Concepts, with board and batten siding. The structures are lined […]

Mountain modern ski retreat with breathtaking views in Lake Tahoe

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This mountain modern, lodge-like ski-in/ski-out getaway was custom designed by architect Lezley Barclay along with Aspen Leaf Interiors, located in Lake Tahoe, California. The residence is comfortably nested in a custom homesite in the exclusive Martis 25 subdivision of Mountainside at Northstar. This spectacular luxury retreat is comprised of a sumptuous 7,910 square feet of living space. The home […]

Modernized ranch home in the Santa Lucia mountains, California

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A traditional ranch home with modern influences was designed by Feldman Architecture, located on top of a ridge in the Santa Lucia mountains of Carmel, California. The home is utilized as a weekend retreat, whose design was developed around mature Valley Oak trees, forming a horseshoe-shaped residence. A courtyard wraps around a central oak tree, while groves […]

Traditional Napa wine country retreat with a contemporary twist

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This stunning wine country retreat was designed by Andrew Mann Architecture in collaboration with Kara Mann Design, located in Napa County, California. This exquisite vacation retreat is nestled in the middle of a valley surrounded by rolling vineyards and a mountainous landscape beyond. The homeowners requested the design team to transform a traditional country home with […]

California ranch style house in the Santa Lucia Preserve

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This ranch style house was designed by BAR Architects, located on a sprawling 19 acres of property in the Santa Lucia Preserve, California. The 11,800 square foot compound was conceived of multiple wings that interconnect to form small, low building structures. The architects designed the wings to form a courtyard as well as private landscaped zones […]

A modern family retreat in California gets LEED Platinum rating

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This two-story modern family retreat has been given a complete overhaul by JFAK Architects, located in Santa Monica, California. The ultimate in entertaining, the property features a brand new guest home, swimming pool and covered outdoor living spaces. Combined with the original residence on the property, this creates a compound for family living. The new 1,430 square […]

Spectacular mediterranean style home in the Hollywood Hills

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This gorgeous mediterranean style home was designed by LA-based design studio DISC Interiors. The residence is located in the Hollywood Hills, an affluent hillside neighborhood in Los Angeles, California. Throughout the interiors you will notice beautifully appointed furnishings and harmonious spaces. This older home that was recently renovated by the designers to introduce family-friendly, durable materials and updated […]