An L.A. Family Gets Creative With Materials to Make Their Net-Zero Home Undeniably Their Own

An L.A. Family Gets Creative With Materials to Make Their Net-Zero Home Undeniably Their Own

By Janelle Zara / Photos by José Mandojana
A couple enlist their architect parents to build a wonderfully eclectic house, taking on the challenges of a precipitous site and limited budget.

In 2011, self-identified real-estate psychic Lizz Wasserman and her husband, Isaac Resnikoff, found a plot of unbuilt land in the Highland Park section of Los Angeles. To them, it was the perfect place to build a house and raise a family: a clean slate on the side of a hill, overlooking a sea of palm trees that recedes into the San Gabriel Mountains. 

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