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Stunning Contemporary Retreat with Rustic Look by CCS Architecture

By • Sep 8, 2011 •  Selected Work 

San Francisco-based studio CCS Architecture has designed the Aptos Retreat project, a 2,800 square foot retreat residence comprising “a “living” building and a “sleep” building that overlap at their roofs to create a linkage and sheltered outdoor space.”

Completed in 2009 and designed for a family of eight, this beautiful residence is located in inland from the beach town of Aptos, California in the Santa Cruz Mountains.


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Zeidler Residence by Ehrlich Architects

By • Apr 18, 2011

Located on the bluffs overlooking the Pacific Ocean, the 3,500 square-foot Zeidler Residence by Ehrlich Architects was designed for a retired couple with grown children.

The single-family residence sits on a relatively flat corner lot in Aptos, California.

Interior and exterior living and entertainment spaces are arranged to maximize views, natural light, and ocean breezes within a subtle, sophisticated material palette.


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