Brandon Architects Have Designed A New Contemporary Coastal California Home

January 16, 2018 Erin 0

Photography by David Tosti – Tosti Studios   Brandon Architects have recently completed a new modern house in the Cameo Shores neighborhood of Corona Del Mar, California.   Due to strict height regulations in the area, the house has been designed with one level and a basement below. Photography by Will Edwards Photography Stepping inside the house, […]

Butterfly roofs top rural house in Carmel by Feldman Architecture

January 16, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

V-shaped roofs cover each of the three pavilions that make up this Californian residence by US studio Feldman Architecture, which was constructed in an environmentally sensitive private community. The Butterfly House is located in the Santa Lucia Preserve, a private development near the seaside town of Carmel. Only 10 per cent of the 20,000-acre (8,094-hectare)

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Frank Gehry incorporates more public space into Santa Monica development plans

January 11, 2018 Bridget Cogley 0

A proposed complex in Santa Monica by Frank Gehry has been updated by the locally based architect to include a lower rippled tower, along with more affordable housing options and pedestrian areas. The mixed-use development will incorporate retail, cultural, and residential space across two acres (0.8 hectares) of property along the Californian city’s beachfront. The design for

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BIG and Google team up for terraced offices in Sunnyvale

January 4, 2018 Dan Howarth 0

Architecture firm BIG is working on yet another project for Google, this time a pair of offices blocks with ramping roofs in Sunnyvale, California. Bjarke Ingels Group – which is also working with Heatherwick Studio on the Google HQ in neighbouring Mountain View and the company’s main offices in London – has now designed two

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Cannon Design creates sculptural glass hospital in southern California

January 4, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

American firm Cannon Design has largely avoided right angles while designing this medical facility near San Diego, resulting in a building defined by curvilinear forms and surfaces.  The Jacobs Medical Center is located on the University of California San Diego campus in the seaside town of La Jolla. The 245-bed hospital contains speciality centres for

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Cannon Design creates sculptural glass hospital in southern California

January 4, 2018 Jenna McKnight 0

American firm Cannon Design has largely avoided right angles while designing this medical facility near San Diego, resulting in a building defined by curvilinear forms and surfaces.  The Jacobs Medical Center is located on the University of California San Diego campus in the seaside town of La Jolla. The 245-bed hospital contains speciality centres for

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Feldman Architecture designs San Francisco home with rooftop garden and indoor swing

December 27, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

San Francisco firm Feldman Architecture has completed a townhouse in the city with contrasting front and back facades, and a metal-framed staircase that hosts an indoor swing. Spanning four levels, the residence’s grey-coloured front facade and double-height entry hints at the home’s contemporary interiors, while nodding to the more traditional, monochrome townhouses in the neighbourhood.

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Californian ski chalet by Strawn+Sierralta draws inspiration from the slopes

December 26, 2017 James Brillon 0

Dramatic cantilevers form ski-on terraces in this slope-side retreat in Squaw Valley, California, that was recently completed by Chicago-based architects Strawn+Sierralta. The three-storey property is nestled into the terrain so that every level is accessible directly from Squaw Valley’s main run. “The home is utilized by a large extended family and a constellation of friends

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Vans headquarters by Rapt Studio nods to California street culture

December 21, 2017 Bridget Cogley 0

Employees of streetwear brand Vans can skateboard around the company’s new Southern California headquarters by US design agency Rapt Studio. The Vans office, which also includes a skate “board room” lined with iconic wooden skateboard, was designed to pay homage to the brand’s local roots. Paul and James Van Doren, Gordon C Lee, and Serge

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The Magnolia Residence By SDG Architecture

December 20, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Bernard Andre   SDG Architecture have designed a new house in Palo Alto, California, with modern landscaping and plenty of space for outdoor entertaining.   Small plants and grasses surround established trees that are highlighted with the use of lighting, and a path leads to the front door. Photography by Bernard Andre Inside, a […]

San Francisco’s sinking Millennium Tower poses major fire risk, states report

December 20, 2017 Eleanor Gibson 0

A sinking and tilting skyscraper in San Francisco is now at risk of a major cladding fire, according to a report. The investigation looked at the safety of the 58-storey Millennium Tower, which in March of this year was found to have sunk 17 inches (43 centimetres) and tilted 14 inches (36 centimetres) since completion in 2008. It found that

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Klopf Architecture updates mid-century modern Eichler home in Silicon Valley

December 19, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

San Francisco studio Klopf Architecture has renovated and expanded a mid-century modern home in northern California that was built by pioneering post-war real-estate developer Joseph Eichler. The 2,285-square-foot (212-square-metre) dwelling is located in the San Mateo Highlands neighbourhood, which features numerous modern homes built by Eichler in the 1950s and 1960s. Eichler, who died in

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Klopf Architecture updates mid-century modern Eichler home in Silicon Valley

December 19, 2017 Jenna McKnight 0

San Francisco studio Klopf Architecture has renovated and expanded a mid-century modern home in northern California that was built by pioneering post-war real-estate developer Joseph Eichler. The 2,285-square-foot (212-square-metre) dwelling is located in the San Mateo Highlands neighbourhood, which features numerous modern homes built by Eichler in the 1950s and 1960s. Eichler, who died in

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Burlesque act informs Welcome Projects and Boyd Design’s design for Shed House

December 16, 2017 James Brillon 0

A pair of long volumes with pitched roofs form a T-shaped plan in this Malibu home by Welcome Projects, which combines two different characters in one building. The low-slung Shed House was built and designed collaboratively by Laurel Consuelo Broughton of Welcome Projects and Michael Boyd of Boyd Design, for a client seeking to store

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Klopf Architecture Gave This Eichler House An Extension And A Fresh Update

December 7, 2017 Erin 0

Photography ©2017 Mariko Reed   Klopf Architecture, Outer Space Landscape Architects, and Coast to Coast Construction, have recently updated and expanded a classic Eichler home in the San Mateo Highlands, California.   Photography ©2017 Mariko Reed The goal was to maintain the Eichler style while bringing in high quality, more current materials and updating what was […]

Architect Amy A. Alper Designs A Contemporary California Farmhouse

December 7, 2017 Erin 0

Photography by Eric Rorer   Architect Amy A. Alper, has recently completed a contemporary renovation and second story addition for a farmhouse in Russian River, Sonoma County (California), for a tech executive who traded in the startup lifestyle for grape growing.   Photography by Eric Rorer The farmhouse has a wrap-around porch that overlooks the vineyard and […]

A+I uses coloured glass walls to define workspaces for LA ad agency

December 2, 2017 James Brillon 0

Shared workspaces within the offices of advertising agency Canvas have partitions made of dichroic glass, which change colour when viewed from different angles. Located in the Playa Vista neighbourhood of Los Angeles, the project was completed by New York-based architects A+I. The new offices encompass 36,000 square feet (3,344 square metres) of open-plan workspaces over

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