EYRC Architects’ Spring Road house steps down wooded California hilltop


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Spring Road house by EYRC Architects


Stacked boxes wrapped in terracotta and glass make up this house near San Francisco, which US studio EYRC Architects has designed to serve as a “tranquil retreat from urban life” for an entrepreneur. Read more


Three-pronged Orum Residence by SPF Architects offers sweeping views of Bel Air


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Orum Residence by SPFa


California studio SPF Architects has wrapped the top level of this three-winged residence in Bel Air with glazing to provide ample sunlight and views of its hilly surrounds in Los Angeles. Read more


Shubin Donaldson wraps wooden screens around Skyline Residence in Santa Barbara


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Skyline Residence by Shubin Donaldson


Stacked volumes made of steel, concrete, wood and glass form this family home in California, which architecture firm Shubin Donaldson created for an industrial designer. Read more


Faceted volumes surround courtyard at FreelandBuck’s Second House


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Second House by FreelandBuck


This house in Los Angeles by US architecture firm FreelandBuck comprises a series of volumes with steeply pitched tops, which draw on the roofscape of its neighbour. Read more


Faceted volumes surround courtyard at FreelandBuck’s Second House


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Second House by FreelandBuck


This house in Los Angeles by US architecture firm FreelandBuck comprises a series of volumes with steeply pitched tops, which draw on the roofscape of its neighbour. Read more


Craig Steely surrounds Roofless House in Silicon Valley with sinuous wooden wall


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Roofless House by Craig Steely

American firm Craig Steely Architecture has encircled this California dwelling with a curvy wall, which keeps views focused upward rather than outward. Read more

Urban Operations slots “sliced and folded” white house into LA hillside


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Angled walls, slender windows, and a Le Corbusier-influenced roof deck break up the chunky white volumes of this residence, which architecture studio Urban Operations has built into a hill in Los Angeles. Read more

Californian Missions influence Dash Marshall’s renovated House for Grandparents


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House for Grandparents by Dash Marshall

Pivoting doors, bulbous, stuccoed walls and a “cheeky window” are among the details that American architecture studio Dash Marshall has included in the overhaul of this Californian farmhouse. Read more

Tom Blachford expands Midnight Modern architecture photo series


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Doolittle House by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, photographed by Tom Blachford

Modernist buildings bathed in moonlight are the subject of Australian photographer Tom Blachford’s updated image series, which goes on show in New York this week. Read more

Tom Blachford expands Midnight Modern architecture photo series


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Doolittle House by Kendrick Bangs Kellogg, photographed by Tom Blachford

Modernist buildings bathed in moonlight are the subject of Australian photographer Tom Blachford’s updated image series, which goes on show in New York this week. Read more

Field Architecture situates wood-clad Zinfandel house in California wine country


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Zinfandel by Field Architecture

American studio Field Architecture has taken cues from the vernacular architecture of Napa Valley for this gabled residence, which is clad in weathered cedar and surrounded by grape vines. Read more

Field Architecture situates wood-clad Zinfandel house in California wine country


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Zinfandel by Field Architecture

American studio Field Architecture has taken cues from the vernacular architecture of Napa Valley for this gabled residence, which is clad in weathered cedar and surrounded by grape vines. Read more

Five vacation homes at California’s modernist marvel The Sea Ranch


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Bluff Reach at The Sea Ranch

The Sea Ranch community in Northern California will be spotlighted in a forthcoming SFMOMA exhibition. We’ve rounded up five residences on the coastal site that demonstrate why the 1960s development remains a holiday hotspot today. Read more

Vintage car mounted to ceiling in SOMA Residence by Dumican Mosey


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SOMA Residence by Dumican Mosey Architects

American firm Dumican Mosey Architects has transformed an old industrial building in San Francisco into a home, gallery and studio for a contemporary artist and her family. Read more

Steel porch connects Coastal Retreat at Sea Ranch by Malcolm Davis


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Sea Ranch by Malcolm Davis Architecture

San Francisco firm Malcolm Davis Architecture has divided this holiday home at the Sea Ranch community in California into two cedar-clad volumes, which face out in different directions to overlook the rugged coastline. Read more

Stack House by FreelandBuck is lodged into steep hillside in LA


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US architecture firm FreelandBuck has completed a multi-level Los Angeles home with off-kilter volumes, curved internal walls and a rentable guest house sandwiched in the middle. Read more

Anacapa Architecture creates minimalist residence for entrepreneur in Santa Barbara


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Minimalist Residence by Anacapa Architecture

American studio Anacapa Architecture has designed a low-slung home in central California, with light-filled rooms that open onto a backyard with a fire pit and an outdoor shower. Read more

Off-Grid Guest House cantilevers over hillside with Pacific Ocean vistas


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Off-Grid Guest House by Anacapa Architecture

US studios Anacapa Architecture and Willson Design have created a concrete-and-glass dwelling for a coastal property in California, with a bevy of sustainable features that minimise the building’s impact on the environment. Read more

10 Los Angeles mansions fit for the rich and famous


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Stradella house by SAOTA

The City of Angels has long been associated with grand residences and over-the-top villas built for the glitterati. Since we’ve published several contemporary examples recently, here’s a selection of more lavish LA pads from our archives. Read more

Facets and curves form exterior of Hollywood Hills House by Tighe Architecture


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Hollywood house by Patrick Tighe

American studio Tighe Architecture has created a sculptural residence on a tree-studded hillside in Los Angeles that is wrapped in plaster and large stretches of glass. Read more