In the feature story "Level Best," Frances Anderton says "Even though I've seen many good buildings, I think it's fair to say that there are a few that have had a profoundly emotional impact on me. Rochamp was one; also Peter Zumthor's spa in Vals, Switzerland; and Ray Kappe's own house in Pacific Palisades. So it was with great trepidation, and pleasure, that I wrote this story about Ray and his house."

Appetite for Construction
Six years ago, architect Jorge Gracia came to Dwell’s attention with a house he built for his family that was radically…
Lucky 7
Thanks to Los Angeles’s Small Lot Subdivision Ordinance, the developers of Auburn 7 were able to maximize their…
Sound Design
Years ago, the Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas won a design competition for an addition to the Los Angeles County Museum…
Casa Study House #1
Traditions collide in Los Angeles when architect Jeremy Levine hotwires SoCal Spanish with international haute-moderne.…
iT House, Joshua Tree
The iT House brings together raw industrial aesthetics with the tactics of green design to forge a new home in the…
Echo Logical
Los Angeles is not all mini-malls and highways. As Eric Garcetti, president of the City Council, shows, it is eminently…
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