A Hidden Jewel Revolves Around a Tree & Brings Polished Bohemia to the Edge of a Favourite Surf Break

A Hidden Jewel Revolves Around a Tree & Brings Polished Bohemia to the Edge of a Favourite Surf Break

  Free-flower-power-spirit here meets craftsmanship know-how and falls squarely within the aesthetic sensibility of California’s sweet spot. ‘There’s a sense of decompression when you walk onto the property. You can feel your blood pressure drop. That’s followed...
This U.S. Island Home’s Discreetly Striking Rural Narrative Harnesses Lightness from a Focus on Material Aspects

This U.S. Island Home’s Discreetly Striking Rural Narrative Harnesses Lightness from a Focus on Material Aspects

  Intentionally appearing low-key from the valley, as a courtesy to the pastoral farmlands below, this gracious architectural dream was designed as both retreat and part-time residence for a growing local family with strong local roots going back several...
Understand a Legacy’s Level of Persistence and Step Inside This Precious Neighbourhood’s Historic Renovation

Understand a Legacy’s Level of Persistence and Step Inside This Precious Neighbourhood’s Historic Renovation

  Every moment can be elevated by its environment. Pac Heights (or Pacific Heights for long) is one of the most prestigious and elegant neighbourhoods in San Francisco. It became the home for many of the nouveau riche in the late 1800s when the cable cars made...
Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

Good Things Take Time: Imagine the Result 13 Years After Designing One of the Most Significant Gardens in Connecticut

  It appears wiser than ever these days to heighten our human experience of the natural world and one way to do so is to design emotive, varied, immersive public spaces that beautifully integrate built form, sophisticated horticulture, fine art detailing, and...
Towering Oak Trees in California’s ‘Horse Country’ Inspire a Contemporary Farmhouse Vision that Comes to Be

Towering Oak Trees in California’s ‘Horse Country’ Inspire a Contemporary Farmhouse Vision that Comes to Be

  Woodside is a small town in San Mateo County, California on the San Francisco Peninsula. It’s home to many horses and is among the wealthiest communities in the United States. Turning off one of its busy roads, a pair of house hunters drove over a bridge...
Bathe in Privacy and Blend in on the Edge of an Extreme Hawaiian Landscape

Bathe in Privacy and Blend in on the Edge of an Extreme Hawaiian Landscape

Situated along a rugged stretch of coastline, this getaway family retreat embraces the spirit of Mauka-Makai – the symbolic flow of lava from mountain to sea. This site in Manini’owali Beach, loosely referred to by islanders as Kua Bay in Kona, captures the...