Posts tagged the valley
The Lechner House by RM Schindler: Perfection Revisited

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.)

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A De-Lovely Spanish Hacienda by Milton J. Black

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.

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Architect Schmarketect - Episode 3: Case Study House Program

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.


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Perfect the Art of Chilling Out Here

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.

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