This “Healing Garden” Was Added To A Medical Center In Los Angeles

August 14, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by heli photo   AHBE Landscape Architects have designed the new Healing Gardens and terrace for Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.   The garden is separated into two concrete plaza sections that sit on top of a multi-level garage. Photography by heli photo One of the main design elements is the inclusion of a sculptural pavilion by […]

The Tiburon Bay View House by Walker Warner Architects

August 10, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Laure Joliet   Walker Warner Architects have designed a new house on the Tiburon Peninsula in California, that has expansive views of San Francisco Bay.   Photography by Laure Joliet A bold red pivoting front door welcomes you to the home, and once inside, there’s an entryway that provides access to two separate sets of […]

Apple Park employees revolt over having to work in open-plan offices

August 10, 2017 Rima Sabina Aouf 0

Some Apple workers hate the open-plan layout of their new Foster + Partners-designed campus so much they might quit, according to reports circulating around Silicon Valley. A $5 billion (£3.8 billion) development eight years in the making, the Apple Park campus in Cupertino, California began welcoming the tech giant’s employees in April. The remaining employees

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Materials meet seamlessly “like an iPhone” at northern California home by Natoma Architects

August 9, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

San Francisco studio Natoma Architects has completed a family residence that consists of intersecting volumes, with connections between its planes of concrete and glass designed to look as minimal as possible. The Oz House is perched on a hilltop in Atherton, California, and is accessed via a winding road. In addition to the main dwelling,

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J Byron-H designs minimalist nail bar in Los Angeles

August 8, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

American architect J Byron-H has created a decluttered nail salon in Los Angeles with industrial-style surfaces and pops of blue. J Byron-H teamed up with branding agency Weekday Studio to create Color Camp, a pared-down nail salon in LA’s trendy Fairfax District. It is located on Beverly Boulevard, alongside hip coffee shops, streetwear clothing stores, and Pugh + Scarpa’s

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BEFORE And AFTER – The Beach Lab By Surfside Projects

August 7, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Darren Bradley   Surfside Projects has recently completed the modern renovation of a 1957 coastal rancher home in Leucadia, California, and transformed it into a fun, bright and friendly house.   Here’s a look at what the home used to look like before the renovation and what it looks like now. The garage […]

Jony Ive on Apple Park: “It’s nice, though, isn’t it?”

July 28, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

Apple’s chief designer Jonathan Ive has revealed his feelings about the tech giant’s new home, as his team prepares to move in, and photos of the building’s interior emerge. Ive has helped oversee the construction of the ring-shaped Apple Park campus, designed by architecture firm Foster + Partners, for the past eight years. It was the last

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Bestor Architecture creates Malibu beach home for Beastie Boys rapper

July 26, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

US firm Bestor Architecture has overhauled rundown buildings in an exclusive southern California neighbourhood to create a spacious, beach-style residence for musician Mike D from the Beastie Boys. The Malibu Beach House is located in Point Dume, a promontory that juts out into the Pacific Ocean. Known for its scenic beaches and rocky coves, the

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Engineers propose solution for San Francisco’s sinking Millennium Tower

July 25, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

San Francisco’s sinking skyscraper has descended another inch, but engineers have come up with a potential fix. The Millennium Tower now sits 17 inches (43 centimetres) lower than when it opened in 2008 – down a further inch in the past seven months – according to local news source SFGate. The 58-storey luxury condominium tower

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Studio Schicketanz creates California home with glass and textured stone walls

July 24, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

Large expanses of glazing contrast heavy masonry portions of this residence on California’s Central Coast, designed by US firm Studio Schicketanz. The Tehama One house is located in Carmel, a scenic beach town about two hours south of San Francisco. The residence is situated within the exclusive Tehama development owned by actor Clint Eastwood, featuring a

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MAD unveils “extraterrestrial” campus for electric car brand Faraday Future

July 18, 2017 Dan Howarth 0

Chinese architecture studio MAD has designed a sci-fi-influenced headquarters for Faraday Future, a new car company focussed on electric vehicles, in Northern California. Faraday Future (FF) plans to move from its current Los Angeles base to the new campus, which it is hoped will allow the fledgling company to expand its research and development. The company recently announced the

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Wine-tasting pavilions by Walker Warner perch on ridge overlooking Napa Valley

July 17, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

US studio Walker Warner Architects has created a trio of pavilions at a California winery with operable glass walls that enable tasting rooms to be fully open to the outdoors. The Quintessa Pavilions are located within the Quintessa Estate Winery, which covers 280 acres (113 hectares) in Napa Valley. San Francisco-based Walker Warner Architects had

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Wine-tasting pavilions by Walker Warner perch on ridge overlooking Napa Valley

July 17, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

US studio Walker Warner Architects has created a trio of pavilions at a California winery with operable glass walls that enable tasting rooms to be fully open to the outdoors. The Quintessa Pavilions are located within the Quintessa Estate Winery, which covers 280 acres (113 hectares) in Napa Valley. San Francisco-based Walker Warner Architects had

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Wine-tasting pavilions by Walker Warner perch on ridge overlooking Napa Valley

July 17, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

US studio Walker Warner Architects has created a trio of pavilions at a California winery with operable glass walls that enable tasting rooms to be fully open to the outdoors. The Quintessa Pavilions are located within the Quintessa Estate Winery, which covers 280 acres (113 hectares) in Napa Valley. San Francisco-based Walker Warner Architects had

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Venice Beach house by Electric Bowery features askew pitched roof and outdoor lounge

July 15, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

An off-centre pitched roof tops this house in Los Angeles’ Venice Beach, which was designed by local studio Electric Bowery to include outdoor kitchen, living and dining areas. Architecture studio Electric Bowery designed the Amoroso Residence for a secluded enclave in Venice Beach, a coastal city in the Los Angeles metro area. It is located on one of the historic pedestrian-only streets, known

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Scandinavian Influence Makes This New House In California Bright And Welcoming

July 14, 2017 Erin 0

  Architectural studio Electric Bowery have recently designed and built a new house in Venice Beach, California, that takes inspiration from mid-century Scandinavian design, as well as the surrounding architecture of neighboring homes.   At the front of the house, there’s an outdoor living area that’s surrounded by mature landscaping. Stepping inside, either through the front […]

Scandinavian Influence Makes This New House In California Bright And Welcoming

July 14, 2017 Erin 0

  Architectural studio Electric Bowery have recently designed and built a new house in Venice Beach, California, that takes inspiration from mid-century Scandinavian design, as well as the surrounding architecture of neighboring homes.   At the front of the house, there’s an outdoor living area that’s surrounded by mature landscaping. Stepping inside, either through the front […]

Studio William Hefner completes modernist Beverly Hills house for an art collector

July 13, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

Los Angeles-based Studio William Hefner has taken cues from Californian modernism to complete this house for an art collector that overlooks Beverly Hills. Studio William Hefner was tasked to design the residence in Beverly Hills’ Trousdale Estate, following the client’s unsuccessful search for a mid-century modern home with a large enough wall space to hang the larger artworks in

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Edmonds + Lee breaks tradition for gallery-like Remember House in San Francisco

July 10, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

US studio Edmonds + Lee Architects has used voids, large windows and white-washed interiors to open up this San Francisco property, breaking away from the tightly packed “pancake-style” layout of its neighbours. The Remember House is located on sloped road in San Francisco’s Noe Valley. The team at Edmonds + Lee Architects describes the regular layout of the neighbourhood’s four-storey

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