At the end of the hallway, incredible views of the Californian landscape and ocean beyond can be seen from the kitchen, dining room and living room, thanks to the floor-to-ceiling windows and glass doors.
Because of the extreme parameters on the building site of this home, Bates Masi + Architects made it their mission to explore the geometry of the building to make the space seem larger. As the walls splay out from the base of the building toward the roof, the resultant void is a central light well.
“What we like about having the guest bedroom down here is that if there is someone in your family or a visitor who has a situation where they need the bathroom and cannot use stairs you have an area where they can sleep and have access to a bathroom. I think that’s really important and I think many people are looking at that now because it seems like we all know somebody who has a situation where stairs are really difficult,” says interior designer Linda Woodrum.
Addison House worked with a local artist, Lara Gallardo, to create several original works of art exclusively for the penthouse, including the As Above So Below and Modern Balance, each speaking to the natural environment surrounding the project, such as bodies of water and city life.