beach house

Inviting beach house boasts indoor-outdoor living in Newport Beach

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This inviting beach house designed by Brandon Architects in collaboration with Patterson Customs Homes is located on Lido Isle, a man-made island in the harbor of Newport Beach, California. This custom designed 3,245 square foot home embraces the strata lifestyle by opening up to the pedestrian way. Traditional materials including white-washed brick, steel doors and windows, and wood […]

Contemporary surf shack provides a cozy refuge on the California coast

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Archipelago Workshop is responsible for the design of this contemporary surf shack, located in Carpinteria, a small oceanside city in southeastern Santa Barbara County, California. Originally a near tear-down saddled with unresolved land use issues, this renovated-from-the-studs-up beach house sits next to a world famous point break that more than justified the years-long effort involved in achieving […]

Beach house sanctuary floats above the forest floor in Tofino, BC

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This beach house sanctuary designed by Olson Kundig Architects is located in Tofino, a small district on Vancouver Island, off Canada’s west coast. Surrounded by a weather-beaten forest, this 2,500-square-foot beach house creates a connection between the drama of the nearby ocean and the sense of sanctuary provided by the trees. Mainly consisting of one large space, this […]

Beautiful coastal shingle-style home nestled along Lake Michigan

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Deep River Partners designed this stunning coastal shingle-style residence located on Silver Beach Road along Lake Michigan in Belgium, Wisconsin. The design style was selected for its classic underpinnings and unmistakable casual yet elegant atmosphere. On the exterior facade, you will find weathered silver/gray shingles, copper accents, and a wood shingle roof punctuated by white trim and […]

Inside an idyllic New England home with a modern coastal vibe

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Lucy Gorham Residential Design is responsible for the design of this beachside home with a modern coastal vibe, located in Seabrook Beach, New Hampshire. This newly constructed home for a blended family of six presented a challenge to the designers. They worked with the homeowners to develop an identity for the interior that is not […]

The ultimate Balinese-inspired home with views of Malibu coastline

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Rockefeller Kempel Architects was responsible for the design of this Balinese-inspired home located off a walk street in Manhattan Beach, California. This incredible home offers its inhabitants idyllic views of the Pacific Ocean and Malibu coastline. When designing for this 3,800 square foot dream house, the architects had to work within the confines of a […]