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August 5, 2013
From a storied 1980s party house set in the desert to a wood and glass home perched on the cliffs of Big Sur, we highlight five more of our favorite abodes from the west coast. Click here to view Part One and Part Two of our previous California favorites!
living room with glass windows

Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville

Persistence paid off for this Cali­fornia couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.

Photo by: Drew Kelly

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Coastal Commissions

The Partington Point House, which Muennig renovated in 1995, sits elegantly atop the coastal cliffs of Big Sur, California.

Originally appeared in Coastal Commissions
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The Hidden Fortress

Protected by an overhang, and floating above ground level, this tertiary space is known in traditional homes as the "engawa." To sustain a unified look throughout, the floor and ceiling are clad in ipe wood.

Photo by: Daniel Hennessy

Originally appeared in California Love
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Modern wood and glass house in San Francisco

Striking Slatted Wood and Glass Home in San Francisco

Teaming up with architect Craig Steely, an industrial designer and a mechanical engineer find just the right design for a striking home on a San Francisco hill.

Photo by: Ian Allen

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mckenzie residence exterior facade

Modern Home in a California Resort Town

A storied 1980 party house enters a mellower chapter of intimate gatherings filled with canapés, crooners, and cocktails.

Photo by: JUCO

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Originally appeared in 5 Prefab Desert Homes
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living room with glass windows

Storage Savvy Renovation in Emeryville

Persistence paid off for this Cali­fornia couple who worked overtime for two years to tackle their all-in-one loft renovation.

Photo by: Drew Kelly

Photo by Drew Kelly.

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