Malaga Residence by Brillhart Architecture Before

Before & After: A Modest Midcentury in Miami Expands Around a Lush Courtyard

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Before: The original house was constructed from CMU blocks with exposed wood rafters and a tongue-and-groove roof deck, which was painstakingly restored. "Trip Russell was a modernist and was coming out of that era of the Case Study houses in L.A.," says Brillhart.