After Will Rosenzweig and Carla Fracchia bought this 100-year-old farmhouse in Healdsburg, California, they hired Arkin Tilt Architects and Earthtone Construction to make an eco-friendly example out of it. Here, we enjoy the view from the porch.
RAY KAPPE-DESIGNED MULTILEVEL HOUSE IN LOS ANGELES
Los Angeles architect Ray Kappe built a multilevel house for his family back in 1967, and the results still resonate today. Here, we see the terrace at the front of the house.
photos by: João Canziani
WAY OUT WEST
Leaving the bustle of Washington, D.C., architect Joe Day and his wife return to California and discover that life in a single-family dwelling isn't as isolated as they had feared. Joe Day and Nina Hachigian relax on their terrace overlooking the hills in Silver Lake area of Los Angeles.
photos by: Gregg Segal
RUG DESIGNER NANI MARQUINA'S SERENE HOME IN IBIZA
In a quiet corner of the famed Spanish party island, rug designer Nani Marquina and photographer Albert Font have carved out a serene, site-sensitive home. The architects discreetly sunk a pool into the roof terrace of the old corral. In order to shade part of the terrace, the architects designed a freestanding sun shelter.
A change of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, neighborhood for Rick and Susan Moreland meant a chance to create a thoroughly modern house that owes its sleek, sustainable form to its vernacular roots. The architects design for the homeowners is all about embracing the outdoors. They spend as much time on the patio as they can.
MODERN TAKE ON A TRADITIONAL FARMHOUSE IN MISSOURI
Thanks to Matthew Hufft, their envelope-pushing architect and longtime friend, Hannah and Paul Catlett have a new home in southwestern Missouri that’s a fresh, unconventional take on the traditional farmhouse. The homeowners call the house Porch House after it's majestic wraparound porch.
photos by: Joe Pugliese