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Harridge Residence is a modern residential estate design, consists of a series of stacked volumes, appearing to cascade down the hillside creating a variety of outdoor terraces showcasing the 180-degree view from Downtown Los Angeles to Westwood. Located at the ...

SD was challenged by an environmentally concerned client to envision a large architectural estate achieving Net-Zero and making as minimal an impact on the hillside site as possible. SD conceived the building as a series of folded “skins” that protected ...

The Gooden-Nahome family wanted to create a home on the Pacific Coast of Costa Rica and they found an incredible site overlooking the ocean. The biggest challenge we encountered was that their plot of land was predominantly comprised of a ...

Contemporary Costa Rica coastal hotel combines modern design and traditional craftsmanship. Stepping down a steep hillside and overlooking the ocean, Mint Santa Teresa is a new hotel that blends a European design aesthetic with Costa Rican craftsmanship – created to ...

Set into a steep hillside of Sullivan Canyon in Pacific Palisades, the San Remo Residence organizes stacked volumes towards the North with panoramic views of the natural landscape and the Getty beyond. The parti of the house is composed of ...

Fully utilizing the site, the main living areas sits on the top 3rd floor with panoramic Pacific Ocean views looking south and west. The bedrooms sit on the 2nd floor and the service areas like garage and laundry bury into ...

SD was challenged to design a comfortable Southern California lifestyle home on a very constrained yet stunning hillside ocean view site. An existing nondescript 1980’s hillside home on a spectacular site was transformed with critical concern for the preservation and ...

Envisioned as a modern ranch, the Theodore Wirth home rests comfortably on its hillside location. Immediately adjacent to the property, a densely wooded park creates a retreat-like feel during the summer months, while revealing the Minneapolis downtown skyline and its ...

Located on a 6.5-acre apple orchard in Hudson, Wisconsin, this single-family residence creates its views of the planted hillside through a strong split axis, separating the public, private, and outdoor functions. A carful study of the vernacular, agrarian countryside of ...

Located on a hillside meadow in rural Vermont, Bank Barn is a new residence conceptually inspired by the eponymous regional farm structures built into the banks of hills. At Bank Barn, a weathered cedar gable form is situated atop two ...