Matt Jacobson’s home in Manhattan Beach is an ode to high-end surfer living with oceant-front access. His collection of Raymond Pettibon surf-inspired artwork, however, can bring the beach to any interior. Photo by Dave Lauridsen.
Built-ins abound in this renovation of a 1970s lodge perched high in the French Alps. H2O Architectes devised a plan to increase livable space while leaving the structure intact. What results is a contemporary ski chalet that makes the most of its small footprint thanks to bunk beds, hidden storage, and streamlined circulation.