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Neutra Estate in Tarzana (San Fernando Valley)
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Neutra Estate in Tarzana (San Fernando Valley)

[FOR SALE: $5,500,000] Designed by famed architect Richard and Dion Neutra, this home is truly an architectural masterpiece. Sitting atop an expansive, nearly 3 acre, promontory with breathtaking 360 degree views; this estate embodies Neutra’s signature style by integrating architecture within its natural surroundings. It boasts 4 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, an incredible outdoor space that features a sparkling swimmer’s pool, hot … Continue reading

Newly Renovated: Petersen Automotive Museum in LA (Miracle Mile)
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Newly Renovated: Petersen Automotive Museum in LA (Miracle Mile)

Architecture firm Kohn Pedersen Fox has completed its facade renovation of the Petersen Automotive Museum; also adding an extra 1400 square meters of exhibition space for the museum’s growing collection.  KPF design principal Trent Tesch commented “The design offers an abstract veil of flowing ribbons, meant to invoke not only the spirit of the automobile, but also … Continue reading

Int’l Style Estate in Brentwood (LA)
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Int’l Style Estate in Brentwood (LA)

[FOR SALE: $14,500,000] This International Style Estate was designed by Thornton Abell, FAIA, 1965. Gated steel, glass and wood pavilion house elegantly reposing on over three-quarters of tree-studded site: Voluminous high-ceilinged glass enclosed living room, formal dining, library/study, kitchen and breakfast room, media room. Master suite constitutes its own wing with private garden, double baths, many … Continue reading

Mid Century Beauty in Mount Washington (northeast LA)
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Mid Century Beauty in Mount Washington (northeast LA)

[SOLD: $1,900,000] Mount Washington, Mid-Century, architectural stunner. Constructed in 1957 & expanded in 1970, this three bed, three bath home elicits that “private – away from it all” feel while achieving the perfect balance of size & scale. Enter to an expansive open floor plan w/ tongue & grove ceilings, exposed support beams, and a focal … Continue reading

The Getty Center in Los Angeles (west side)
Architecture / Explore LA

The Getty Center in Los Angeles (west side)

The Getty Center is designed by Designed by architect Richard Meier. Located in the foothills of the Santa Monica Mountains, it is well known for its architecture, gardens, and views overlooking Los Angeles—the Pacific Ocean, the San Gabriel Mountains, and the vast street—grid of the city. Inspired by the relationship between these elements, architect Richard Meier designed the complex to highlight … Continue reading

Nobu Restaurant in Malibu
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Nobu Restaurant in Malibu

Nobu Malibu, designed by Montalba Architects, Inc., offers panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean. Nobu’s low horizontal profile hugs the bluff along the famed Pacific Coast Highway in Malibu.  The material palette takes inspiration from the Malibu coastline and Japanese culture.  Wood plank and decomposed granite walkways wind through native planting and the shoji-inspired screen entry doors … Continue reading