Zuma – Malibu Beach

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This beachfront property on Broad Beach is designed to be a 6000 sf. six bedroom home. Virtually all of the glass walls retract for seamless and open connection to the outside. An infinity pool overlooks a lagoon and Zuma beach.

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Harvester – Malibu

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Malibu fire rebuild of a 4500 sf. one-story home destroyed in the 2018 Woosley fire. The monochromatic white exterior is subtly accentuated by thin vertical strips of beached natural wood siding. Minimalistic pitched roofs on the exterior give way to dramatic high ceilings and exposed wood trusses on inside. A simple open plan surrounds a center courtyard with infinity lap pool and distant ocean views.

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Kanan Dume – Malibu

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Malibu fire rebuild of a 6600 sf. home destroyed in the 2018 Woosley fire. This large flat site sits on a private bluff overlooking the Pacific. A large double height living volume overlooks the spacious back yard entertainment area and zero edge pool. A a series of expansive glass doors roll into a wall pocket making a seamless connection to the outdoors. Board form concrete walls are prevalent throughout the first floor. And open stair leads to a bridge overlooking the ocean, living room and courtyard below.

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Sea Star – Malibu

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Starting Construction in 2019, this is a 6000 sf. home with subterranean garage, infinity pool and 900 sf. guest studio. The kitchen, dining and living rooms all share one open volume with a free standing fireplace – all surrounded on three sides by glass walls. The subterranean garage entry to the house begins with a glass enclosed floating stair and landscaped courtyard that open to the main floor above. The L-shaped plan surrounds an infinity pool overlooking a seasonal creek and foliage. A second open stair leading to the bedrooms is framed by a linear series of interlocking poured concrete walls. The master has a sunset view over the Pacific and large rooftop patio surrounded by a low lying Japanese garden. A series of large landscaped terraces gently step down from the main house to a simple glass enclosed multi-purpose studio structure. Horizontal and vertical wood louvered exterior sliding panels are used throughout the main house and studio as retractable window coverings for privacy and shade.

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Broad Beach – Malibu

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This 3400 sf. house sits on a bluff overlooking the beach.  Zoning regulations called for a sloped roof.  Nanowall glass doors stack to the each side of the building to offer unobstructed ocean views.  

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The Harper hotel on Sunset – Sunset Boulevard, West Hollywood

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New 8-story hotel located on the iconic ‘Sunset Strip’. The luxury hotel features an interior landscaped courtyard open to the sky, two restaurants, and a dramatic rooftop pool with ocean views.

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Latigo – Malibu

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Due to start construction in 2019, this 7500 sf. house is a sprawling series of mostly one-story buildings interconnected by landscaped outdoor spaces. A 50 ft. series of automated 15 ft. tall glass doors open to the house the yard, pool and ocean beyond. This idyllic 44 acre site, with a nearly mile long private driveway meanders among oak, sycamore trees and a seasonal stream.

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Longridge – Los Angeles

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Due to start construction in 2019, this 7000 sf. two story house is situated on a hillside site near Mulholland Drive. Big volume spaces filled with natural light open to the backyard, as well connect the basement family room below. A terraced landscaped back yard features a reversed infinity pool that acts as 60 ft. waterfall feature facing the Living and Dining rooms.

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Piuma – Malibu

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Currently under construction, this 5500 sf. two story house has a rooftop office penthouse. Walls of glass enjoy sweeping coastline views while series of interior courtyards, open to the sky, bring the outdoors in. The zero edge pool is pulled far back into the house and is punctuated by an island tree.

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Saddle Peak – Malibu

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This newly completed house is 13,000 sf. and two stories over a subterranean parking garage accessed by a car elevator. It was built into a very challenging 40 acre site with a steep, rocky hillside and features an infinity pool with jetliner coastal views.

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Broad Beach Remodel – Malibu

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Remodel and addition to a 1970’s Malibu beach home currently under construction. Large light wells cut through the building volume to dramatically bring light into the first floor living space. Many interior walls were removed to reveal an open plan post and beam architecture. Detailed Japanese style tongue and groove joinery is used on the wood beam connections. Steel I-Beam’s for earthquake are exposed, structurally allowing expansive glass walls to open to the beach. A new glass-walled guest house wrapped with horizontal wood louvers is perched above a board formed concrete garage at the street. A new zero edge pool is positioned in front of the beach.

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