7,500 sq. ft. terraced home designed in two phases in the mid 80's and early 90's.  View of entry from the motor court.Rear decks consisting of 3 different levels with coastline views sweeping past downtown Los Angeles.  Terracing of both home and decks allowed for reduced grading and thus cost savings.Main Gallery:  Looking from entry towards family room with bar alcove.  Ridge skylights run continues for over 75 feet in length above rhythmic colonnade.Living room open to Main Gallery with sitting room beyondFamily room with large bay window looking directly at coastline beyond.  This room was design and located  pre-construction to verify the sand and waves were framed in the bay.Kitchen with Main Gallery in background Master Bath with baffled ceiling.  Dressing room beyond.Current footprint with additions in early 90's.Original floor plan.  Note the Main Gallery open design to entertainment spaces.Built in the mid 90's, this 8,000 sq ft home has views of,the coastline, stretching across downtown Los Angeles. Project was a re-build from floor framing up, with additions. Design prioritized to take advantage of views. Site was re-contoured to express the horizontal character of a Ranch home.Traditional Ranch home looking across a large canyon (shot with a 300 mm lens).Traditional Ranch home from above.
Recently completed home of 4,500 sq. ft..  Rear Porch with trellis sitting and dining area.  Home was designed to enjoy spectacular views of coast, the South Bay, downtown and beyond.Infinity edged pool and spa with home in background.  Outdoor spaces were an important design consideration.Great room with folding doors for indoor-outdoor living.  Note the glazing in the truss members above the doors.  Trusses are repeated as an interior element.Rear porch with pool.Custom siding, attic vent, and outlooker details. Entry porch looking towards motor court.Entry interior; floating ceiling with concealed skylight above.Living room from Dining custom cased opening.Guest room patio, sideyard under mature tree.Infinity pool and spa.  Hazy day in Los Angeles beyond.From above:  Serve topographical features to the west and north, and building setback limitations to the east and south strongly influenced the footprint and hardscape-pool design.
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