This gated masterpiece is situated on 2.3 acres in Holmby Hills, one the three most exclusive neighborhoods of Los Angeles, California.
Designed in 1949 by famous local architect Archibald Quincy Jones, this essay of modernist glamor highlights the renaissance of two movements presiding over architectural thinking today: Mid-Century modern & Hollywood modern.
The 11,511 square foot residence was offered at $24,950,000 in June 2010, and sold six months later for $14,888,000…
Located in Mill Valley in California, this modern home sits prominently on a half-acre lot.
Renovated in 2006, the four bedroom, three bathroom home offers panoramic views of canyon, surrounding mountains and lush forests.
Known for his modern designs, Los-Angeles-based architect Steve Hermann has completed The Glass Pavilion in 2010.
Located on a three-and-a-half acres lot in Santa Barbara, California, the 13,875 square foot luxury home features five bedrooms, five-and-a-half bathrooms, a kitchen with a wine room and an art gallery that displays the architect’s vintage car collection.
Located in Three Rivers, a rustic yet stylish community which serves as the gateway to the Sequoia National Park in California, this home was built in 1942 by architect Frank Robert, a student of Frank Lloyd Wright.
This single-family residence is unique for its design which actually spans the rushing flume waters, and yet is absolute riverfront to the main river adjacent.
There are four private living spaces for a total of 3,000+ sq/ft with 4 bedrooms, 4 full baths, 2 kitchens plus several private decks and porches all with amazing river views.
By admin • Mar 27, 2011
Dennis Quaid has bought a lakefront home with a helipad in Austin, Texas, for $8.5 million, and has decide to put his eight-bedroom, nine-bath home on two acres in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Pacific Palisades on the market for $16.9 million.
Kathrin Nicholson of Westside Estate Agency has the listing.
By admin • Mar 22, 2011
San Francisco-based architecture and interior design firm Blitz has completed the renovation of Skype’s North American headquarters in Palo Alto, California.
Skype’s primary goal was to create a world-class office that would differentiate them from their Bay Area competitors in the recruitment of talent.
“The project entailed a tenant improvement of 54,000 square feet of existing office space to support 250 employees involved in high technology development.”
This exceptional beach home built in 1979 was completely remodeled in 2008.
Located on the beach front in Carpinteria along Southern California’s “Gold Coast”, the 5,979 square foot, five bedroom, six 1/2 bathroom residence offers expansive walls of glass which showcase breathtaking views of the gently curving sandy beach at Padaro Lane.
When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab Inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his workspace in a sustainable way.
After much deliberation, he settled on an L-shaped shipping container office space where he could incorporate many of the leftover materials and supplies he had laying around.
The owner of this former church overlooking San-Francisco’s Mission Dolores Park converted it into a single-family home with three bedrooms.
The church built in 1909, was bought in 2007 by commercial property developer Siamak Akhavan. The brick exterior was upgraded, leaks were repaired, new floors added, and stain-glass windows restored.
Andrew Myers, a sculptor based in Laguna Beach, California, is probably the only artist on Earth who uses screws to create three-dimensional portraits.
“I liked the ideas of using screws because of the industrial aspect and the harshness that comes with using it as a material,” Myers told AOL News.
Located in Los Angeles, California, this luxury two-story residence features large glazed walls, a tennis field, a generous swimming pool and a guest house.
The Randall Fawcett House is a Frank Lloyd Wright designed home located in Los Banos, California.
The historic Mid-Century Modern house, built in concrete block, mahogany and glass was completed in 1961, two years after Lloyd’s death.
The 3,800 square foot residence has six bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and sits on a 80 acres lot. The property has been on and off the market for a number of years, and is back on sale.
By admin • Feb 16, 2011
Here is another house Located in the stars’ neighborhood of Beverly Hills, Los Angeles.
In collaboration with architect Tony Unruh, he recently finished remodeling and expanding it.
The Xian-Yen’s House is located in San Francisco, California.
This 3,500 sq ft two-unit residence was heavily remodeled in 2010 by Craig Steely Architecture.
According to Craig Steely, ” the extensive remodel of the house began by tearing away the substandard remodeling that had taken place over the past 100 years and replacing it with spaces more appropriate to the client’s program.