A Southern California Beach House Gets a Sea Ranch–Inspired Makeover

A Southern California Beach House Gets a Sea Ranch–Inspired Makeover

By Issa Hung
Clad in Alaskan yellow cedar that will weather over time, this renovated summer home in Manhattan Beach is made for relaxing indoors and outdoors.

When a London family bought their summer home in Manhattan Beach, California, they were thrilled with it being close to relatives in the Los Angeles area, but not with its ’90s-era look. The wild geometry of the house, with angular lines and triangular shapes, felt too intense to them. But they could see that it had the potential to become something more serene. 

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