Office Before departing for Vancouver, Novotny met a fellow parent at his daughter's birthday party who had enlisted Brazilian architect Arthur Casas to design his home. Novotny visited the site and eventually incorporated the terrain and ocean views into his creation.  Photo 2 of 3 in Building 101: How to Work With a Contractor to Create Your Dream Home from Here’s How Hollywood Builds a Malibu Dream Home—on a Vancouver Soundstage