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Southern California home features an elegant contemporary design

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Designed by Christian Rice Architects, this elegant contemporary home is positioned next to a small public park on Coronado, a resort city in San Diego County, California. This striking project was named, Maison du Parc, designed to provide an open, airy, and bright place of respite for a busy couple. The homeowners requested the architects to create […]

Contemporary home with inviting Spanish influences in California

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The design for Aire Libre residence in Coronado, California was inspired by a homeowner’s affinity for outdoor living, the imagination of Christian Rice Architects. Since southern California is mild all year round, the environment is perfectly suited to an indoor/outdoor living experience. The homeowners desired a contemporary design with traditional spanish architecture. The architects worked with […]

Hillside residence in Los Feliz surrounded by mature trees

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A diamond in the ruff, this hillside residence is nestled amongst mature trees in a private, gated enclave of Los Feliz, a neighborhood in the central region of Los Angeles, California. The design of the compound was inspired by the Great Lakes of Minnesota and the Colorado Rockies. The surrounding property features a small meandering creek, […]

Sleek and sexy modernist residence above the Sunset Strip, LA

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This spectacular modernist residence is positioned in one of the world’s most sought after neighborhoods, the Bird Streets, just above the Sunset Strip in Los Angeles, California. Offering 7,000 square feet of sumptuous living space with five bedrooms and five-and-a-half bathrooms, this home is an entertainer’s dream. This home will meet and exceed your expectations, offering […]

Sculptural modern San Francisco pad with old-world character

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A sculptural modern residence designed by Ken Linsteadt Architects in collaboration with Kendall Wilkinson Design overlooks the Santa Cruz mountains and Silicon Valley, California. The clients, a couple with a young son, lived nearby this property when it came available. They were drawn to the physical beauty and solitude of the site, it was just […]

Magnificent 18th century estate reborn in Palo Alto: Gray Gables

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This once magnificent estate entitled “Gray Gables” has been given a major overhaul by Ken Linsteadt Architects, located in Palo Alto, California. The home had fallen into complete disrepair for quite some time, but when the new homeowners purchased the property, it had great potential. The original front facade featured a beautiful Victorian wrap-around porch, […]

Chic modern farmhouse style in Mill Valley, California

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A farmhouse style residence has been given a modern renovation by Ken Linsteadt Architects, in collaboration with designer Patrick Printy, located in Mill Valley, California. The interiors of this home had an awkward configuration that needed to be re-opmized to meet the lifestyle needs of a young family. The homeowners enjoy spending time outdoors, so the need layout […]

Modernist refuge of stone, wood, steel and glass in Martis Camp

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An inspiring modernist refuge designed by Jamie Bush is positioned high up in the private mountain community of Martis Camp just outside Lake Tahoe, California. This attractive vacation retreat was designed for a young family looking to escape their busy lifestyle in Silicon Valley. The vision for this refuge was to create a bold, modernist design with materials that […]

Striking sustainable smart home perched hillside in Mill Valley

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Designed by Zack|de Vito Architecture + Construction this contemporary sustainable smart home is located hillside on a wooded site in Mill Valley, California. Comprised of 4,012 square feet of living space spread out over three levels, there are a total of five bedroom and four-and-a-half bathrooms. The minimal, elongated facade mimics the axis of the road, while […]

Casual weekend getaway in the beautiful Santa Lucia Preserve

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A casual weekend getaway beautifully crafted by Ken Linsteadt Architects is set amidst the hills of the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, California. The private preserve features 20,000 acres of coastal foothills, with 300 estates, a Tom Fazio golf course, health spa, stables and 100 miles of trails. The residence showcases a clean, linear design that conforms […]