Scott Hughes, A.I.A. Hughes-Umbanhowar Architects
83 S. River Road
Scott Hughes’ award winning waterfront 2008 design offers an artful blend of sleek lines, structural integrity and clean aesthetic. Split faced and polished limestone, rich mahogany and IPE woods, expansive use of glass and cantilevered structures work together to showcase the modern elements of the home while maintaining an approachable yet most impressive presence. Set on over an acre with just under 12,000 square feet, the main home was designed to allow for a seamless interaction between indoor and outdoor living spaces. The home has 5 bedrooms, 8 full baths and 3 half baths, formal and informal living areas, library, a full gym with sauna and steam shower, theater room, recreation
Paul R. Williams, Architect
The William Ford Hacienda, 1929
1015 Amber Lane
Paul R. Williams, Architect. Ventura County Cultural Heritage Landmark 169. With its completion noted by the Ojai Museum as a principal event in the history of the Ojai Valley, the Ford Hacienda is celebrated not only as a triumphant example of the Spanish Colonial Tradition in architectural design, but perhaps more importantly as a timeless environment for living a lifestyle idealized by the California plein air painters of the period. The property, a prime three plus acre knoll-top site, affords bucolic views of the surrounding Ojai Valley, & is conveniently located close to the Ojai Valley Inn. Exterior grounds display a citrus orchard, original swimming pool set carefully into a
Frank Lloyd Wright, Architect
The John Storer Residence, 1923
8161 Hollywood Blvd
Los Angeles, CA
Frank Lloyd Wright, The John Storer Residence, 1923. Quoting Sally Woodbridge from her book on the California houses of the Historic American Buildings Survey: "Of all the architects who perceived the Edenic possibilities of California, none capitalized on them with more sensitivity and assurance than Frank Lloyd Wright." A timeless Edenic magic lives on today in the restored, and eminently livable Storer Residence. http://storerhouse.com
Lloyd Wright, Architect
2410 Oakland Road
Birdsong was mindfully designed to create breathtaking views through particular angles and structure of the home so that every room in the house displayed the beauty of the surrounding landscaping. One of Lloyd Wright’s underlying principles of organic architecture is that the trees are the forms and the space within the forms is sacred space. His brilliance and talent shines through this property.
Lloyd Wright’s designs were done in a more practical fashion for today’s living means in contrast to his father’s trademark design of small kitchens & baths. The quality of the construction and amenities, plus the upkeep and preservation of the home are
Ulrich Franzen, Architect
The Dana House
New Canaan, CT
Powerful Mid-Century Modern residence designed by renowned architect Ulrich Franzen on nine acres of lawns, meadows, orchards and woods. This tranquil oasis is less than five minutes by car from the heart of New Canaan, CT, one of Fairfield County’s most desirable locations. Or enjoy a pleasant 15 minute walk to the train station and the myriad attractive shops and restaurants that draw visitors from far and near. It’s the best of both worlds - town and country, both at your fingertips. The property is protected by the New Canaan Nature Center in the rear and the New Canaan Land Trust on one side.
The Dana House has only had one owner. On the market for the first time
Richard Neutra, Architect
Pitcairn House, 1959-1962
2860 Paper Mill Road
Bryn Athyn, PA
Richard Neutra's Pitcairn House, a very private, hidden masterpiece, is the quintessential house in the woods. Seclusion, marvelous design, comfortable living surrounded by acres of wildlife and nature, yet close to metropolitan areas.
A long driveway leads toward the top of a ravine overlooking the Pennypack Creek and groves of oak, beech, maple and poplar to the site chosen by Neutra in 1959. The superbly designed and maintained 6,303 sq. ft. house completed in 1962 is set on 10.1 conserved acres in turn surrounded by the Pennypack Ecological Restoration Trust, an 812-acre nature conservancy.
Pitcairn House is one of a few Neutra masterworks on the East
Raphaëlle Segond, Architect
French Riviera, FR
Designed by the architect Raphaëlle Segond as a "shelter" in relation to the surrounding nature, this contemporary house with clean lines, poured concrete, glass panels and wood cladding allows contemplation and sweetness of life. Ideally located on the heights of Grimaud, it offers since its terrace a wonderful view of the Gulf of Saint-Tropez. Featuring 2700 square ft. on two levels, the house has on the ground floor a spacious entrance hall, a kitchen, a dining room and two bright rooms overlooking a large terrace sheltered by the roof overhang and vegetation, ideal to enjoy Mediterranean meals. We access from the outside to a third room for three persons. Each bedroom
Gino Coppede, Architect
Penthouse of Mediterranean Sea Castle
24 Capo di Santa Chiara
The prestigious 'Listed' historically rich Castle stands perched on the rocks of the Mediterranean Sea. It is the masterpiece of acclaimed Italian architect Gino Coppede (1866-1927).
A discerning buyer has the rare opportunity to purchase the Penthouse Villa of Castello Turke. AN EXCLUSIVE RESIDENCE IN A MOST EXCLUSIVE LOCATION – Liguria, Genova, Italy.
Built in 1903 overlooking the fisherman village of Boccadasse – 350 degree panoramic views of mountains, the sea, and buildings dating back to the 15th Century. A beautiful setting in a region of beaches, quaint and picturesque towns, and magnificent Italian cuisine.
The Penthouse Villa occupies the 3rd
Mixed Use Complex
290 Townsend Street
Mixed Use Complex: Contemporary 2 + bedroom and 4 bedroom penthouse plus commercial space. Born of controversy but now celebrated, the creative vision of New York architects Smith-Miller and Hawkinson and dogged persistence of the owner expanded this resort town’s vision of compatibility within its National Historic District. Using the vernacular of Telluride’s mining and commercial buildings rather than the traditional foursquare late Victorian, and Gothic revival residences which predominate, a dynamic space for modern living and working has been achieved. Here at Plunge Landing, just steps from the gondola, the residence is elevated over its commercial space thus allowing