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The courtyard sits in the center of the home and divides it into two wings, separating the family’s private quarters from the guest accommodations.  There are almost no hotel rooms in Stinson Beach, so being able to spend the night is exceptionally special.
The home at dusk.
The deceptively simple design makes it a well-recognized masterpiece of midcentury design.
Nestled into its Laurel Canyon location, the home overlooks a shallow rectangular pool.
The home is like stepping into a time capsule.
The well-preserved midcentury home sits on a half-acre lot near the Knollwood Country Club in Granada Hills. The lot features a gorgeous outdoor space that includes a sprawling lawn, a covered patio, and a swimming pool and spa.
The outdoor space has been landscaped with synthetic turf, as well as drought-tolerant plants.
Set on an idyllic 140 acres of land in Columbia County, New York, the Taghkanic Villa is a collection of buildings and spaces—including a main house, guest house, large shed for land maintenance equipment, vegetable garden, and a dipping pool—that offer modern takes on the traditional farm vernacular.
Recently featured in the pages of Dwell Magazine, this contemporary home is built from five reclaimed shipping containers and is set into a lush Santa Barbara hillside.
"The roof that connects the two volumes makes it possible to use the patio even when it rains or when the dew settles," note the architects. "This way the house is adapted for Swedish summer— it works in all kinds of weather."
The timber decking that connects the existing cottage to the new volumes emphasizes indoor-outdoor living.
The house is clad in vertical planks of black-painted fir.
A place of unspoilt nature, the island property spans approximately 1.6 acres.
A new 50-years cedar shake roof with copper flashing was installed just last year.
The flattop Eichler at dusk.
The home's elegant post-and-beam construction as seen from the exterior.
The home has been professionally landscaped with native drought-resistant plants.
The home's main entry—two levels off the street—forces guests to get intimately acquainted with the steep topography of the site. Although the home's residents have the option to enter via garage and interior stair, guests instead travel up exterior stairs at the corner of the site, passing the planted neighboring lot to reach the home's front door.
Earthy, organic materials were favored for the home's composition. The exterior palette features Pietra Serena limestone, color-integral stucco, metal panels, and stained cedar.
A view of the home at night.
A nighttime view of the home seen from the northeast. To the right is the bedroom wing extending north. To the left is the living room wing stretching to the east.
The view of the house seen from the driveway. To the left is the workshop and wood shed connected to the carport by a trellis.
Set far back on a wooded 7.2-acre property in Bernardsville, New Jersey, the James B. Christie House takes advantage of its private location with ample glazing.
The glass-and-steel extension allows the homeowners to embed themselves in the natural environment.
In good weather, the owners can open up the exterior glass walls.
Entry to the house is accessed via the gravel arrival court. A floating ledge bridges to the front door, which is located in a "glazed volume set between two of the buildings," said the architects.
The project recently won a Gold Pin in the 2018 Best Design Awards. The judges were impressed with how “the residence settles completely and utterly into its location with exceptional detail, and a sensitivity that responds to its changing environment through the seasons.”
The post-and-beam construction has a dramatic carport entrance which showcases the home's clean, midcentury lines.
Because the studio does not have air-conditioning, it relies on natural ventilation for passive cooling. Its north orientation harnesses good solar gains.
The small studio is sited along a gentle slope and is raised upon steel supports to take in views of the tree canopies.
A view of the main home's sheltered entrance with the annex to the right. All buildings feature continuous exterior insulation.
This annex houses a large recreation room as well as a guest suite.
A dramatic cantilevered roof helps mitigate unwanted solar heat gain while inviting in warm winter light.
Completed for an approximate cost of $2,000,000, the modern, net-zero home features 3,835 square feet and is located in the heart of Suncadia’s master-planned community.
To recall the region's past as a historic mining town, a rustic palette of mostly natural materials were applied to the home, including stone, Cor-ten steel, and reclaimed barn wood with modern detailing.
The board-formed concrete, steel, and teak over a rainscreen system blend the building into the site.
Surrounded by rugged beauty, the home was designed with a faceted exterior optimized for wraparound views unique in each room.
Located in Western Idaho, the Cliff House faces views of Payette Lake toward the south and west, while vast granite and dense forest flank the property to the north and east.
This custom residence for actor Will Arnett was inspired by LivingHomes' RK2 model. About a third was built on-site, including a glass staircase tower and a guest wing (featuring a recording booth where Will can ply his trademark baritone).
The property's former Spanish hacienda-style, red-tile roof has been replaced with a contemporary metal one as part of the renovation.
The home sits on a 16,000-square-foot lot which has been beautifully landscaped with rows of cacti and palm trees.
The C6 is one of LivingHomes' most popular models. Coming in at 1,232 square feet, this LivingHome offers a comfortable living space for a relatively low cost.
A glimpse of the master bedroom framed with full-height windows and sheltered by a deep roof overhang.
The residence is clad in a combination of vertical grain cedar, Firestone aluminum, and Corten standing-seam metal. The stone is Frontier Sandstone.
The extended overhanging roof with its tongue-and-groove hemlock soffit provides shade and shelter to the elevated courtyard.
The modern Montana home is nestled into a transitional zone between a forested butte and a grassy meadow in the western part of the state.
 A garage and gym are contained within the lowest level of the house.
The meticulously landscaped front yard is low maintenance and features drought tolerant plants and a sprinkler system.
The mix of cedar and stone help integrate the dwelling into its natural setting.
The first floor is made up of glass walls that allow the site to appear to remain uninterrupted.
The steel-sash windows by Hope’s on the upper level are replicas of the originals, while the lower level has custom frosted-glass panels. The facade paint is Black Tar by Benjamin Moore.
A view of the home's exterior from the backyard. Here, you can see the lower level which features laundry and an additional bedroom.
The rectilinear, modernist home features expansive glazing and blurs the lines between the indoors and outdoors.
Beautifully renovated, the home has excellent curb appeal with low maintenance landscaping.

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