South California Residence Delivering Gracious And Open Living Spaces: McElroy Residence

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Specially developed for a couple and their two sons, McElroy Residence is a modern retreat nestled in a private neighborhood in Laguna Beach, California, USA. The property opens up to take benefit of the ocean views and the Southern California atmosphere. According to the architects, 1 of the challenges was to “provide gracious and open living spaces in spite of a restrictive eleven-foot height limit imposed by the property owners association. The resolution was to develop a series of horizontally expansive spaces underneath a floating horizontal plane supported on stone masses, wood walls and slender steel columns.” Big windows and sliding glass doors develop an uninterrupted visual flow from the rear courtyard to the main living space and pool location. Read More

Claire Bataille And Paul Ibens

Claire Bataille and Paul Ibens have produced an wonderful interior scape like one thing you would find in a museum. All the all-natural tones of woods black and white for a gorgeous sophisticated house. There are some incredible pieces here, the Baltensweiler Variety 600 lamp, by Rosmarie und Rico Baltensweiler is a pieces that I have on my list but I don’t know if I could ever get my hands on one. For a moment I had the believed “these spaces are void of color” but in reality they are full of colour but in a harmonious blend of toned down organic hues. Read More