The First LEED Gold-Certified Family Home in San Diego

A multi-generational home in San Diego, California, elegantly combines sustainability and luxury.

Heading down a narrow street in the Mission Hills neighborhood of San Diego, you might assume the house set low in a wooded canyon is a meticulously updated example of mid-century modern design. Brothers Soheil and Nima Nakhshab are delighted that the dwelling they conceived, engineered, and built might trigger a case of mistaken identity. Notes Soheil, "We love this era of architecture, so it’s a huge compliment when someone thinks we remodeled an existing home."

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Kelly Vencill Sanchez
Contributing Editor
Kelly Vencill Sanchez is Dwell's Los Angeles-based contributing editor. She's also written about design and architecture for Architectural Digest, Coastal Living and Luxe.


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