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Robert E. Bond, Design 1949

1635 Kaweah Drive
Pasadena, CA


Located in the Poppy Peak Historic District, Robert E. Bond’s progressive, forward-thinking design exemplifies the Modernist aesthetic of breaking free from traditional, conservative architecture that dominated the American landscape prior to WWII. Sited midway through the San Rafael Hills in Pasadena, Bond’s abundant use of glass walls diminishes the physical separation between the interior and out of doors. Bond’s use of vertical overlapping board and batten planks add volume to the high, angled roofline which seamlessly blends into the hillside. Functional extensions of the vertical and horizontal lines of the house – such as railings and the balcony off of the master bedroom –

Malcolm M. Appleton, Architect

Shaker Hill, 1974

124 Shaker Hill Road
Starksboro, VT


Exquisitely designed and thoughtfully sited on an extravagant setting in Starksboro, Vermont. Designed by Vermont architect Malcolm Appleton, with input from the homeowners, the interior space invokes peace and tranquility. Floor to ceiling glass gives you the sense of being one with the outdoors. Large sunken living room with exposed beams and a glorious fireplace is centered in the home with a master suite and office on one end and the kitchen, dining and two guest suites on the other. Covered porches, stone walls, playful yard, trails through the woods all add to the charming character of this much loved home.

Starksboro, Vermont is convenient to many well-known ski areas

Valentino Agnoli, Architect

Owl and Beaver House, 1997

27604 23rd Place
Branford, FL


The Owl and Beaver is a raised curvilinear sculptural building on the crystal clear Ichetucknee river. The house was designed and contracted by San Francisco architect Valentino Agnoli, an architect known for curvilinear structures, for physician author Michael Samuels as a meditation and writing retreat. It is 600 feet with a kitchen dining room, living room, bedroom and bath on the main floor and a bedroom under the bow. It was built to be like a poem or a meditative vision. It resembles an upside down boat and it's ridge pole and keel come together to support the structure like a kiss. It is up in the trees of an ancient cypress forest like a tree house, and it has views of the

Gracia Studio, Architects

Minimalist Baja Beach House

Todos Los Santos, MEX


Modern architecture at its most powerful: Pure air, water and light enrich a majestically minimal 2006 beach house, designed by Gracia Studio of both Mexico and San Diego. Nearly a thousand miles by road from the U.S. border, in the blessedly low-profile area around artist-colony Todos Santos in Baja California Sur.

Barely two hours flight time from L.A, this retreat is a rare offering. At entry, a concrete patio floats above desert sands and a swimming pool, offering panoramic views of the blue Pacific. This generous sun patio merges with the living room space via folding glass doors and brise-soleil shutters on mild winter days. City water allows lush cocoanut palm and

Mathias Kauten, Architect

Meadowknoll: The Wright Style, 1952

21 Berkley Street
Linwood, NJ


Welcome to Meadowknoll, an extraordinary home inspired by architect Frank Lloyd Wright. Designed by Mathias Kauten, a student of Wright, Meadowknoll embodies the great master’s style from its signature open hearth fireplace to walls of windows, exposed beams and natural stone walls. Built in 1954, this 2196 sq. ft. modern mid-century ranch features the latest amenities: radiant heated floors throughout the home, granite counters and window sills, professional grade kitchen appliances, top-quality baths, heated garage with tiles floors, all major systems recently replace and flag stone floors. An open floorplan includes clever hidden storage and custom built-ins. Blending the beast of

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