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Interior spaces, such as the main living area, deliberately frame exterior views. Per the architects: "Thus, the beautiful oak trees on the opposite side of the creek are still 'belonging' to this house by the use of a technique called shakkei or borrowed scenery—to expand limits visually."
Although the spaces have been updated, the home's midcentury style shines through.
The floor-to-ceiling windows are made from tempered glass that can withstand temperatures up to 450 degrees. The windows provide stunning views from the Sunset Strip to the ocean.
An Acucraft fireplace divides the family room from the living room. The interior flooring is also by Madera-Trade.
When the husband-and-wife team behind Austin-based Co(X)ist Studio set out to remodel their 1962 ranch-style house, they wanted to update it to suit their modern lifestyles—as well as demonstrate the design sensibilities of their young firm. The original home was dim, compartmentalized, and disconnected from the outdoors. Architects Frank and Megan Lin opened up the floor plan, created an addition, and built an expansive back porch, using several reclaimed materials in the process.
"The wood adds warmth and consistency to the space, balancing the tough exterior," explains architect Harley Graham.
The Great Room is stylishly fitted out with a Holly Hunt coffee table, Stefan Heiliger "De Sede" chairs, Thayer Coggin Lloyd sofas, a Robert James Nantucket Occasional Table, and sconces by Lianne Gold for Ralph Pucci.
The massive, thermally broken steel windows were installed by crane.
The open-plan living areas feature rift sawn white-oak floors, teak ceilings, and plaster walls that provide a soft contrast to the hard steel-beams and lines.
A powder room is sandwiched between the dining room and den.
Interiors were designed by Kristin Kilmer Design, Inc.
The neutral color palette was carried over to the interior design, a collaborative effort between Connie Wone, the senior interior designer at Swatt Miers Architects, and Elisa Chambers of Snake River Interiors.
A view of the living area from the kitchen. The luxury gas fireplace is from Ortal.
A soaring ceiling delivers a sense of drama to the open-plan great room.
The floors throughout the home are rift-cut American White Oak finished with Rubio Monocoat.
Floor-to-ceiling Lift/Slide doors by Weiland and clerestory glazing usher the outdoors in to the open-plan living and dining areas.
Bright white walls and warm wood details provide the perfect backdrop for an array of colorful furnishings.
Moveable glass walls allow the home to open completely to the garden.
Interior designer Tici Andriani sourced furnishings from Casual Móveis. Galeria Eduardo Fernandes curated the home's extensive artwork.
A look inside the den with a second fireplace. "Jackie actually had to buy the quarry in Italy as they were running out of marble for the home," notes the listing agents. "Jackie brought the workers over from Italy to build and place the three connected fireplaces. The quarry passed with his estate when he passed away."
Full-height glazing wraps around the home for spectacular views of the woods.
Extensive glazing provides ample natural light and panoramic views of the surrounding scenery.
The courtyard seamlessly integrates the indoor and outdoor space.
The living room boasts original wood paneled ceiling and walls, and beautiful built-in bookshelves.
The upper level is home to the dining room, living room, and kitchen.
Stadt Architecture’s Christopher Kitterman transformed a generic studio in Chelsea into a bright one-bedroom apartment for Vancouver couple Dale Steele and Dan Nguyen. The living room features a Hans Wegner GE290 lounge chair upholstered in leather by Spinneybeck, a round rug and Cobble Hill Adams sofa from ABC Carpet & Home, a Pedrera coffee table by Gubi, and a Bob side table by Poltrona Frau. An automated lift raises a TV from inside the custom millwork under the window. Acid-etched tempered glass doors lead to the bedroom.
The open plan was designed for family gatherings and easy entertaining.
The floor in which the living and dining rooms are located on is made of reclaimed wood. The space takes on a midcentury vibe and has been furnished with pieces from Brazilian designers from the 1950s and 60s, such as Jorge Zalszupin and Sergio Rodrigues.
An original brick wall with an arch opening frames views of The Press Room, a cozy lounge lined with paneled walls painted a deep cranberry hue to match the Press Room bar front.
The den, located above the living room, connects to an at-grade fire pit terrace to the south, as well as an elevated deck with views of the lake to the north.
The double-height space includes a built-in reading nook, a coffee cubby, a minibar, and cupboards stacked high with board games.
The great room is anchored by a 25-foot-high granite, wood-burning fireplace with a reclaimed timber mantle located beneath Alumicor skylights.
Rotating artwork—all made by various female artists—is displayed on the walls.
Neutral, earthy tones and a mix of materials give the living room a warm and cozy vibe.
Natural ledgestone surrounds the fireplace in the living space
An overview of the spaces.
The living room faces the rugged coastal.
A lounge space, decorated with dark and light blue hues, sits directly atop the entry stairs.  A white painted brick wall provides an idea backdrop which extends between spaces.
Large south-facing windows by Loewen and a high-efficiency Rais X wood-burning stove help to reduce energy demands.
Recessed built-ins made of Douglas fir were milled by TJM Custom Interiors.
This house is one of the five homes that are part of the Auhaus Release. Only 10 of each design will be built.
The house is sited on wooded plateau overlooking a wetland and lake beyond.
Hotel Covington's restaurant and bar is named
A green Finnjuhl sofa and table at fireplace, and pendants from Foscarini.
Flooring includes Teragren bamboo, cork in the kitchen, and porcelain at entry points. American Yellow Birch was used for the cabinets and trimming.

Photo by: Eric Hausman Photography
A WH Design sofa and an Arper Catifa 80 chair rest on a Nanimarquina rug made  of recycled bike tires.
The mixed-wood floor includes cherry with maple parquet. The Pol chair is by Mark Albrecht Studio.
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The kitchen features a porcelain tile backsplash and a quartz countertop.
Friday 1 chairs by Avenue Road face far-reaching views.
The open plan living room has great space for entertaining.

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