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This Backyard Triumphs Over Trouble to Become an Oasis of Calm
Prompted by a collapsing retaining wall, a couple transform their Hollywood Hills backyard into a modern retreat.
The two volumes converge at an exterior courtyard.
IKEA chairs join a table from CB2; a Kawneer triple-sliding door opens to the family’s new ipe deck.
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Speaking to his original design, architect Saul Zaik says, “We were really just building boxes with a bunch of windows...
The dining room leads onto a terrace with a built-in concrete table and barbecue that are original to Raman and...
“This house is actually quite demanding; you have to be committed.”—Resident Nathalie...
The first-floor exterior walls and fence are clad with horizontal survey stakes, identical to the ones that dotted the...
The gabled house, constructed from precast concrete panels by Superior Walls with wood framing, offers a pared-down...
The large deck was falling apart when the Pfeiffers moved in, necessitating a serious overhaul of the lower level.
Discuss: What's Your Favorite Work of Architecture in Film?
Architecture can certainly play a starring role.
Unlike the north-facing side of the home, the south-facing facade is completely windowless and opaque, with the...
Outer Space Landscape Architects refreshed the courtyard with new hardscaping.
Two linked 1,000-square-foot pavilions are greater than a sum of their parts.
The home is mostly clad in black trapezoidal-profile steel, with cedar boards lining what the owners call the “human...
A wicker sectional from Target and a custom fire table that Todd designed sit under Sunbrella shade sails.
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