Double the Pleasure

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January 21, 2009
These twin sun-drenched San Diego abodes prove that two decks are better than one. Read Full Article
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  Twin houses face off in La Jolla across wide-open walls and decking. The design held such appeal that the architect claimed one 2inn for himself.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Twin houses face off in La Jolla across wide-open walls and decking. The design held such appeal that the architect claimed one 2inn for himself.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  The Mariscals' daughter, Olivia, whiles away the afternoon in the breezy living room. She sits on a sheepskin-covered Flag Halyard chair by Danish master Hans Wegner.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    The Mariscals' daughter, Olivia, whiles away the afternoon in the breezy living room. She sits on a sheepskin-covered Flag Halyard chair by Danish master Hans Wegner.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  Maricarmen looks out toward the ocean from inside the sliding glass NanaWall.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Maricarmen looks out toward the ocean from inside the sliding glass NanaWall.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  Unlike many other houses, whose views occur only out front, the 2inns offer a glimpse of the Pacific through the house and from the backyard.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Unlike many other houses, whose views occur only out front, the 2inns offer a glimpse of the Pacific through the house and from the backyard.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  Sebastian's office is downstairs in a long, open space that doubles as a playroom.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Sebastian's office is downstairs in a long, open space that doubles as a playroom.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  The Mariscals' bedroom opens out onto a small triangular patio. The exterior's ipe cladding also makes up the walls and floor of the master bedroom, further inviting the outside in.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    The Mariscals' bedroom opens out onto a small triangular patio. The exterior's ipe cladding also makes up the walls and floor of the master bedroom, further inviting the outside in.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  The kitchen is done up in Gaggenau and Bulthaup.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    The kitchen is done up in Gaggenau and Bulthaup.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  Olivia's bedroom.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Olivia's bedroom.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  The master bedroom. The diminutive dimensions of the private upstairs level are meant to push the Mariscals toward the common areas.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    The master bedroom. The diminutive dimensions of the private upstairs level are meant to push the Mariscals toward the common areas.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  The master bedroom is surprisingly small.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    The master bedroom is surprisingly small.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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  Sebastian and Maricarmen take in the scenery from the comfort of their exposed living room. The couple sits on a Polder sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy
    Sebastian and Maricarmen take in the scenery from the comfort of their exposed living room. The couple sits on a Polder sofa by Hella Jongerius for Vitra.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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