As you go through the photos of this listing, you may think to yourself: ‘wow, what a great midcentury timecapsule’. But you would be mistaken. This is a decade of restoration by a dedicated owner, who also happens to be an accomplished designer in her own right. (see studioshamshiri.com for other examples of her work.)Read More
Tucked away at the end of a winding road in the hills of Woodland Hills is this surprising and utterly fantastic find. This 1930 Spanish Hacienda by architect Milton J. Black has so much going for it, it’s kinda ridiculous.Read More
David and Tamar take a dive into a fantastic little pocket of Woodland Hills called Corbin Palms, which was built by the Alexander Construction Company and designed by Dan Palmer and William Krisel.
For everyone who has heard of the Case Study House program, but never really understood what it refers to, Tamar and I break it break it down for you, and then zero in on 3 particular homes from that famous experiment in residential architecture.
David and Tamar introduce the topic of the next episode of Architect Schmarketect. It's something most people have heard of, but don't know the full scoop.
David and Tamar discuss two distinctive projects by one of L.A.'s early "Modernists". See if you can guess who that architect is.
Although the whole package with this place is pretty noteworthy, I have to admit that, for me, it’s kinda all about the pool. And it’s undeniable that the house really does contribute a lot to the pool’s appeal, but even still. Check out the pics and see for yourself. You’ll keep coming back to the ones of the pool. Let’s face it, it’s pretty easy to imagine yourself relaxing with a script, or a drink, or both while reclining poolside gazing out over the expanse of the valley.Read More