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6 Modern Homes in San Diego

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Although at first glance San Diego is typically associated with beachside apartments and tile-roofed bungalows, it most definitely has a modern side. With architectural legends such as Louis Kahn blazing the trail, the city is holding its own: Here are six houses from our pages that show San Diego's modern edge.
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  Brothers Soheil and Nima Nakhshab created Shayan House, the first LEED Gold–certified home in San Diego, California.Photo by Ye Rin Mok.   Photo by: Ye Rin Mok

    Brothers Soheil and Nima Nakhshab created Shayan House, the first LEED Gold–certified home in San Diego, California.Photo by Ye Rin Mok

    Photo by: Ye Rin Mok

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  In 2006, architect Nathan Lee Colkitt, redid his own live/work space in a multi-unit building in the city’s Little Italy neighborhood. Photo by Cheryl Ramsay. 

    In 2006, architect Nathan Lee Colkitt, redid his own live/work space in a multi-unit building in the city’s Little Italy neighborhood. Photo by Cheryl Ramsay. 

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  Kim and Torrey Lee updated their house in La Jolla—the residence has been in the family for decades. Photo by Noah Webb.   Photo by: Noah Webb

    Kim and Torrey Lee updated their house in La Jolla—the residence has been in the family for decades. Photo by Noah Webb

    Photo by: Noah Webb

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  Architectural designer Sebastian Mariscal designed a residence for his family in downtown San Diego. The couple takes in the sweeping western views from the balcony of their new, all the while keeping a watchful eye on Mateo and Olivia playing on the sidewalk below. Photo by Randi Berez.  Photo by: Randi Berez

    Architectural designer Sebastian Mariscal designed a residence for his family in downtown San Diego. The couple takes in the sweeping western views from the balcony of their new, all the while keeping a watchful eye on Mateo and Olivia playing on the sidewalk below. Photo by Randi Berez.

    Photo by: Randi Berez

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  Tired of waiting for innovative architecture to come to San Diego, proactive architect Jonathan Segal added developer to his job description, and brought it there himself. Photo by Randi Berez.  Photo by: Randi Berez

    Tired of waiting for innovative architecture to come to San Diego, proactive architect Jonathan Segal added developer to his job description, and brought it there himself. Photo by Randi Berez.

    Photo by: Randi Berez

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  San Diego–based architectural designer Sebastian Mariscal created a pair of identical houses called 2inns (pronounced “twins”) on a La Jolla hillside overlooking the Pacific, and then moved himself and his family into one. Photo by Bryce Duffy.  Photo by: Bryce Duffy

    San Diego–based architectural designer Sebastian Mariscal created a pair of identical houses called 2inns (pronounced “twins”) on a La Jolla hillside overlooking the Pacific, and then moved himself and his family into one. Photo by Bryce Duffy.

    Photo by: Bryce Duffy

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