A mix of wood, stone and natural materials on the exterior of this modern home echoes the use of natural surfaces throughout the interior. The sleek home offers a breathtaking view of the Los Angeles landscape.
A low garden wall separates this Spanish bungalow from the street, making the home feel secluded, even in Los Angeles. Poured-in-place concrete steps and a custom laser-cut metal gate mark the entrance to the courtyard.
Credits: Architecture: Koffka/Phakos Design; Landscape Contractor: New View Landscape; Pool/spa and Masonry: Darin Marten Construction; Metal Work: Salvador Delgado
This Los Angeles-area home is loaded with Mediterranean charm, from its arched front entry to its wrought-iron balconies to its lush landscaping. Italian tile graces the front steps, adding a custom touch to the home's curb appeal.
A covered dining area looks out onto the dreamlike, Tuscan-inspired courtyard of this Los Angeles-area home. A beamed ceiling warms up the space and ties in with the traditional Mediterranean architecture. Ample plantings add to the feeling of coziness.
This dramatic, elevated infinity pool and spa rest beside a cozy outdoor room with a fireplace and comfortable seating. The hillside entertaining space features dramatic, sweeping views of the Los Angeles landscape.
This home demonstrates the spirit of the 1920s Spanish Revival style that was most common in California cities such as Los Angeles and Santa Barbara. Set in a neighborhood with design guidelines, key goals were simplicity of form, utilization of the slope, and highlighting of the view.
Embracing style, sophistication and serenity, Los Angeles architect Lewin Wertheimer remodeled and reconfigured a historic 1920s John Byers U-shaped adobe-style hacienda, returning it to its original splendor and adding new elements of warmth and grace to the remarkable property. The eclectic living room is decked in black-and-white furniture in various patterns and a fluffy white area rug.