6 Incredible Homes in Big Sur

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September 28, 2013
After spending the weekend at the Monterey Design Conference, we have the beautiful coast of central California at top of mind. Here are 6 structures we admire from Big Sur, where nature and architecture collide in a very lovely way.
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  Architect Mary Ann Schicketanz created a 1,900-square-foot home in Big Sur that hugs its hillside site. Photo by Robert Canfield.

    Architect Mary Ann Schicketanz created a 1,900-square-foot home in Big Sur that hugs its hillside site. Photo by Robert Canfield.

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  The Partington Point House, which architect Mickey Muennig renovated in 1995. 

    The Partington Point House, which architect Mickey Muennig renovated in 1995. 

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  The Post Ranch Inn's beginnings on homesteaded ranch land inspired Muennig to create a structure with a homey feel.

    The Post Ranch Inn's beginnings on homesteaded ranch land inspired Muennig to create a structure with a homey feel.

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  Muennig’s Green House utilizes the western sun of the dramatic Big Sur coastline. 

    Muennig’s Green House utilizes the western sun of the dramatic Big Sur coastline. 

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  Muennig’s Treehouse, part of the famed Post Ranch Inn, features Cor-Ten panels. 

    Muennig’s Treehouse, part of the famed Post Ranch Inn, features Cor-Ten panels. 

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  Can’t afford a slice of the cliff and years of planning and permits? Do as designer Caroline Brandes did and roll an Airstream up—a nicely designed one, of course.

    Can’t afford a slice of the cliff and years of planning and permits? Do as designer Caroline Brandes did and roll an Airstream up—a nicely designed one, of course.

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  Brandes operates Big Sur Getaway, where folks can rent the renovated Airstreams for a low-key glamping experience surrounded by the area's natural beauty.

    Brandes operates Big Sur Getaway, where folks can rent the renovated Airstreams for a low-key glamping experience surrounded by the area's natural beauty.

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