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A gorgeous mountain retreat in Martis Camp blurs traditional and modern

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This beautiful mountain retreat was designed by Kelly & Stone Architects in collaboration with Loverde Builders, located in the Martis Camp community of Truckee, California. The exterior of this home features clear cedar, sandstone, walnut–trimmed windows, and copper shingles. Scenic views of the Northstar Ski Slopes have been maximized throughout this dwelling. The homeowner’s request was […]

An amazing addition to a family home in Manhattan Beach: Art Barn

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The Art Barn project involves an 820 square foot addition to a traditional family home by Oonagh Ryan Architects, located in Manhattan Beach, California. A 545 square foot patio was also added to this home, allowing for indoor-outdoor living that can be enjoyed throughout the year. The dwelling suffered from an outdated 1980’s addition that […]

A spectacular mountain home in Martis Camp in harmony with nature

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This mountain modern home was designed by Walton Architecture + Engineering, located in the Martis Camp community of Truckee, California. The exterior landscape of this property features a creek that meanders under a glass bridge that separates the primary suite from the main home and later reappears for an encore on the back patio which […]

Tour a transitional Southern California home with charming French style

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This transitional French style home was designed as the personal residence of Brandon Architects president, Chris Brandon, located in Eastside Costa Mesa, a city in Orange County, California. Developed on a rare half-acre property, the style was selected for his wife and because it fit well in the fabric of this traditional and established Southern California neighborhood. […]

See this beautiful nature focused home in California Wine Country

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Feldman Architecture has designed this minimal concrete, wood, and glass home nestled within a rugged and remote area of California Wine Country. Complimenting its beautiful surroundings, the owners of this peaceful retreat are a newly retired couple who had originally utilized this Healdsburg property and existing guest house for years. They commissioned the architects to […]

Warm yet minimal Northern California home surrounds a central courtyard

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This modern courtyard residence was designed by John Lum Architecture, nestled among a heritage redwood tree and mature oaks in a quiet suburban neighborhood of Menlo Park, California. The minimalist and modern dwelling was designed around a series of outdoor experiences. The program consists of four distinct wood-clad pavilions connected by glass walkways that surround […]

A childhood home in Newport Beach gets a stunning transformation

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Lindye Galloway Design has reimagined this childhood home that’s inspired by the coast, located in Newport Beach, a coastal city in southern California. For this home’s interior decoration, the designer pulled coastal elements with a natural design aesthetic to resemble a nordic feel. As the childhood home of the homeowner, this project was designed with […]

Amazing off-the-grid wilderness mountain cabin in California’s High Sierra

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This wilderness mountain cabin designed by Walker Warner Architects features natural materials and reclaimed wood, located in Northern California. Tucked into a glorious mountainside amid public forestlands, with views that rival those of national parks, this cabin celebrates the surrounding landscape while making a minimal impact on the land. Understanding that most activity would take place […]

Tour this stunning farmhouse style vineyard home in Napa Wine Country

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This farmhouse-style vineyard home was designed by Wade Design Architects in collaboration with Jennifer Robin Interiors, located in St. Helena, a city in Napa County, California. Inspired by traditional farmhouse styling with its two-story design, lap siding (long, flat boards that overlap each other to shed water and prevent it from reaching the walls), and […]