Bruce Goff, Architect
The Youngstrom House, 1968
236 Arapahoe Circle, Lake Quivira, KS
Designed by internationally acclaimed architect Bruce Goff, this one of a kind home turns it back to the street with the focus on lake views from all four levels. Open floor plan living with many updates. Large treed lot with boat dock in a quiet cove.
Valentino Agnoli, Architect
Owl and Beaver House, 1997
27604 23rd Place, Branford, FL
The Owl and Beaver is a raised curvilinear sculptural building on the crystal clear Ichetucknee river. The house was designed and contracted by San Francisco architect Valentino Agnoli, an architect known for curvilinear structures, for physician author Michael Samuels as a meditation and writing retreat. It is 600 feet with a kitchen dining room, living room, bedroom and bath on the main floor and a bedroom under the bow. It was built to be like a poem or a meditative vision. It resembles an upside down boat and it's ridge pole and keel come together to support the structure like a kiss. It is up in the trees of an ancient cypress forest like a tree house, and it has views of the
Contemporary Coast Retreat, 2006
near Neufchâtel-en-Bray, FR
This vacation house, built by ARBA Architecture, is situated in the middle of a garden planted with fruit trees, offering calm and serenity close to the Normandy beaches.
Near the small town of Neufchâtel-en-Bray, it is at 50 minutes from Dieppe by car and 2 hours from Paris, or 3 hours by train.
The 180 m² house develops is shaped like a wooden hull. The first floor includes a cathedral living room, a library, a dining room, an open kitchen and a bathroom. The upper floors holds three closed beds and a master bedroom hidden at the top of the structure.
The exterior of the house is composed of rough burnished wooden tiles. The invisible entry
Harwell Hamilton Harris, Architect
H. E. Hansen House, 1951
2305 W. Silver Lake Drive, Los Angeles, CA
H. E. Hansen House, Harwell Hamilton Harris, 1951. Harris wrote in 1948 that the "flowering of California architecture is a combination of free minds, love of nature, and an unspoiled countryside." Harris' organic, regional architecture was rooted in the climate of his native California and softened the modern aesthetic with wood more than steel. Nature was something to be accommodated, not tamed, and everything in the house that might disturb its serenity was eliminated with the sensitive use of materials, colors, and the skillful integration ofbuilding to site. Here the continuity is unbroken between the landscape's palette of "green-browns and gray-blues,"
Rodney Walker Design
The Asher Residence, 1949
3499 Beverly Glen Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA
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Secreted just below Mulholland Drive on a private road off Beverly Glen, Case Study Designer Rodney Walker’s Asher residence is sited for privacy, and to maximize dramatic 180 degree views across the San Fernando Valley to the San Gabriel Mountains. Walker’s Wrightian influence is expressed in the open plan, and construction utilizing redwood, stone and glass. Features include Living Room, Dining Area, Den/Office, 3 bedrooms and 4 baths on the entry level. Upstairs is devoted entirely to a master suite with private bath, and outdoor living roof deck. Laundry and a multi-use utility room are located on the lower level. Surrounded by gardens the Asher Residence affords a unique early
O'Neil Ford, F.A.I.A. & Thornton Abell, F.A.I.A.
The Adelman Residence, 1956
1035 Summit Drive, Beverly Hills, CA
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The Adelman Residence, 1956, designed by O'Neil Ford, FAIA (once noted as the best unknown architect in America) & U.S.C. architect Thornton Abell, FAIA. The residence is sited for privacy on nearly an acre. Carefully preserved, the Adelman Residence in Beverly Hills affords enjoyment of the now celebrated "Mid-Century Modern" lifestyle. Mobile glass walls open the living spaces to landscaped grounds which display a clean oriental flair, or the pool court. Guests experience a sense of discovery as they ascend the wide entry staircase to the entry courtyard. The interiors incorporate high ceilings in the public spaces, and have been designed to house a large art
Claude Haüsermann-Costy & Joël Unal, Architects
The Unal House, 1972-2008
near Uzès, FRInquire for pricing
Genuine sculpted architecture, this gorgeous summer residence is an exceptional example of the Haüsermann’s architecture and seventies avant-garde.
In the heart of Ardèche in the south of France, it enjoys absolute quiet and is located at 30 minutes by car from Aubenas, 45 minutes from Montélimar and 1h30 from Uzès.
The property extends over a surface of 156 m², with an entrance, a living-room with a service hatch to the kitchen, two bedrooms and a third with patio and an independent exit, two bathrooms, a living-room/workshop of 60 m², a resting hammock, a library and a pantry. These different spaces are served by two circulation tunnels and have four
Rudy Ricciotti, Architect
Contemporary Aquarium Home in the South of France
, Bandol, FRInquire for pricing
This spectacular house rests between nature and architecture and was realized by the architect Rudy Ricciotti. Built in 2007 on a steep sloping site (27°), it is a true architectural and technical prowess.
It is located in Bandol, at about 2.5 km from the sea, at the top of a hill. It overslooks the entire valley and enjoys a seaview. The house offers calm, comfort and discrection without any vis-à-vis.
The house offers a surface area of about 400 m² on three levels, with 200 m² of sunny patios. The main level houses the reception, with a vast living-room, a dining-room with an open kitchen, a bedroom and a bathroom. This level opens on the tree-filled