Modernist Cabin, 1953
15 Elbert Court, Highland Park, NJ
If you are looking for authenticity, prime location, and attachment to a four season landscape with privacy, this house is sited among a group of homes that share distinctive mid-century design.
Built in 1953, this home, on a spacious wooded lot within a prime cul de sac, has dappled river views. Finely renovated, the home is in turn-key move-in condition. Within the intact floor plan, are newly fitted and fixtured EIK and baths, a paneled study with fireplace, MBR with en-suite bath and two additional bedrooms, with ample closets throughout. Living / dining / study / kitchen circulation is ideal for entertaining. A glazed sunroom directly adjacent to kitchen and windowed
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,"
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
The Clara B. Haldeman Residence, 1925
6316 Mulholland Highway, Los Angeles, CA
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The Clara B. Haldeman Residence, 1925 The romance of old Hollywood is alive and well at this classic Spanish Colonial Revival ridge top residence by architect John De Lario. The site, at the foot of the Hollywood Sign in exclusive Hollywoodland affords panoramic vistas from the same elevation as the Griffith Park Observatory. Designer decorated, and fully furnished, the residence affords secure street to street privacy atop a landscape of native foliage. Flat patios and grounds allow for an original swimming pool contiguous to the house, ample entertainment areas, and raised beds for home farming.