Green Zero-Energy Family Home in Santa Cruz
How an unfussy, nearly zero-energy family home in Santa Cruz, California, wound up with hay bales in the walls, a...
The L.A. Prefab Company That’s Aiming to Make Good Design Available to Everyone
Specializing in customized modular units for residential backyard use, the Los Angeles-based startup Cover is out to transform...
A Minimalist Mexican Retreat Uses an Array of Strategies to Beat the Heat
Comprised of four modules arranged around a central courtyard, this home is a fresh take on the casa de fin de semana.
A Family’s Cramped Bungalow Is Replaced With an Accessible and Affordable Prefab
In Santa Monica, a couple go all in on a prefab home that’s flexible and accessible and unabashedly part of their neighborhood.
This Los Angeles Home is Driven by Automotive Design
The creative force behind Faraday Future’s otherworldly automotive designs takes on a new medium—his own residence.
A Small Development in Los Feliz Offers Scandinavian-Inspired Urban Living
Created by Integrated Development, this small-lot development that opened in October 2016 includes six modern homes that were...
This Architect's Home Embraces Oceanfront Views
Architect Jonathan Segal and his son Matthew Segal built the Cresta to capitalize on Southern California’s balmy climate.
For the Highest Green Honor, One Couple Pulls Out All the Stops
With LEED-certified sustainability on the top of their list, a couple sets the bar for their new Los Angeles home.
Iconic Perspectives: John Lautner’s Garcia House
Though not everyone agrees on exactly how iconic architecture should be preserved, there are those who take a real shot at it,...
Iconic Perspectives: Frank Lloyd Wright's Hollyhock House
At this day and age, the name Frank Lloyd Wright is virtually inseparable from the topic of American architecture.
The Tiny Hollywood Home of Mad Men's Vincent Kartheiser
Mad Men’s Vincent Kartheiser has all he needs in his compact, 580-square-foot Hollywood abode.
An Energy-Efficient Hybrid Prefab Keeps Cool in the Palm Springs Desert
Drawing from the laws of nature, an architect devises a way to beat the heat in the California desert.
Creative Revival of a Modernist Gem
Introducing a series of structures, two architects weave a house with a notable pedigree into the landscape.
The Classic Hand Roll Bar Makes a Comeback at a New Los Angeles Sushi Spot
If you find yourself craving fresh sushi on a regular basis and have been looking for a go-to stop, KazuNori’s second Los Angeles...
Not Your Average High School Auditorium
A renovation doubles down on the value of live performance at a midcentury Los Angeles venue.
Airport Design Gone Wrong
The challenge for airport designers is to consider the complex function of an airport and then cap it off with some truly...