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Nakahouse by XTEN Architecture

By • Aug 27, 2011 •  Selected Work 


Based in California and Switzerland, XTEN Architecture has designed Nakahouse, an extrem remodel of a 1960’s hillside single family home located high in the Hollywood Hills in Los Angeles, just below the Hollywood sign.

The team at XTEN explained that “the existing home was built as a series of interconnected terraced spaces on the down slope property.”

Due to budget and site limitations, the architects kept the foundation and footprints, but they reconfigured the entire interior.

A series of outdoor terraces were also added to take advantage of the spectacular vistas of the city below.

First Level
Roof Level
(1) Existing house –> (2) Added inserts –> Repackaged house

Photos by: Steve King

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