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California

Weathered beach house retreat overlooking the Pacific Ocean

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This carefree beach house retreat was designed by Butler Armsden Architects along with interior studio Scavullo Design, located in Stinson Beach, Marin County, California. The architect of this project, Lewis W. Butler currently owns this property, inherited from his grandparents. His grandmother had originally purchased the two adjacent 60-foot wide lots back in 1950—costing just $3,000 each! However, […]



Gorgeous rustic-modern home surrounded by woods in Lake Tahoe

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This rustic-modern home is located on a heavily forested site in Lake Tahoe—the largest alpine lake in North America, which straddles the California-Nevada border. This project, designed by architectural studio WA Design, sits delicately amongst the trees and natural rock outcroppings. The residence is a second home for a couple from Berkeley, California. Dividing the […]

Sculptural modern abode with refined elegance in Santa Cruz Mountains

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A sculptural modern abode 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 in need of […]

Gorgeous rustic mountain retreat with stylish interiors in Martis Camp

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This rustic mountain retreat was designed by Kelly & Stone Architects in collaboration with Sarah Jones Interiors, located in the private community of Martis Camp, in Truckee, California. From the exterior, you can see a retracted glass wall in living room, blurring the boundaries between indoors and out. Project Team: Architecture: Kelly & Stone Architects/ […]

Fabulous modern home in Corona del Mar with views of the Pacific Ocean

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Designed to interact with its surrounding environment, this fabulous modern home designed by Eric Olsen Design is located in the community of Spyglass Hill, in Corona del Mar, California. Built by KRS Development, this spectacular dwelling is nestled on a bluff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The interiors reflect a strikingly modern yet comfortable living space that is very welcoming […]

Mediterranean style dwelling with idyllic hillside views in San Francisco

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Located in San Francisco, California, this Mediterranean style dwelling designed by Jute Interior Design features open plan living and breathtaking hillside views. The interior design scheme features a neutral color palette that is rich in textures. This home is cozy while still maintaining it’s modern, clean lines. What We Love: This Mediterranean style dwelling showcases inviting […]

Contemporary mountain retreat offers warm living spaces in Martis Camp

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This two story contemporary mountain retreat was designed by Arizona-based Swaback Partners, located in the private community of Martis Camp, near Lake Tahoe, in Truckee, California. The area encompasses 2,177 acres with approximately 653 homesites, offering an abundance of amenities and year-round activities. This impressive luxury getaway was designed for a family of five (the three children […]

1920s Carriage house in San Francisco gets remarkable transformation

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This contemporary carriage house renovation project was commissioned by Butler Armsden Architects, gracing one of the largest city lots in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, California. After a family purchased the Italianate Victorian home—which dates back to 1870—they set out to renovate the 1920s carriage house in the rear of the property, which sat […]

Contemporary courtyard house in Portola Valley provides exceptional living

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Surrounded by rolling acres, this courtyard house provides an informal style living experience referencing early California architecture mixed with clean lines and modern amenities. Butler Armsden Architects were responsible for the design of this elegant, timeless home that embraces its site in Portola Valley, California. This contemporary courtyard house was designed to maximize the surrounding views by punctuating […]

Courtyard home offers a fresh and contemporary aesthetic in California

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A striking contemporary courtyard home was designed by Butler Armsden Architects, located on a gently sloping 1.75 acre property in Atherton, California. This home is spread out over two levels, maximizing views of the rolling hills surrounding the site. From the exterior facade you will find a visually pleasant, varied massing and simple wood siding. This […]