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My Houzz: Cape Cod Style in California
A family of four transforms their Pacific Coast home with warm, beachy accents and plenty of space to entertain
"backyard pool helped complete its transformation into a Southern California paradise... home in California's Orange County, the stunning ocean view and expansive outdoor space... able to remodel the space into a home worthy of its dreamy location. Native landscaping... County, California Size: 4,000 square feet; four bedrooms; four baths That's interesting:... grottolike swimming pool and spa are nestled into the home's backyard. Orange cape honeysuckle..."
Exhibit Honors Cliff May's California Ranch Style
Cliff May's midcentury home designs profoundly impacted architecture. A 2012 California exhibit showcases his work
"A 2012 California exhibit showcases his work... Carefree California: Cliff May and the Romance of the Ranch House, at the University... University of California, Santa Barbara, through June 17, 2012.... Vista, California. We loved the light from floor to ceiling windows and French doors... bathrooms and pool -- but is built like a fort, as builders tend to do with their own houses... Vista, California. Currently, we live in a Ranch style house in Vista. Our house is..."
Regional Modern: Northern California Architecture
A strong connection to the landscape helps define contemporary home design from the Monterey Bay to San Francisco and wine country
"northern California. The state as a whole has been the home to some of the best and... Northern California is basically the top half of the state, encompassing San Francisco... northern California, that beauty is especially strong and certainly worthy of incorporating... Northern California architecture is being recognized more than ever because there has... accessible pool) while opening itself up to the larger views beyond. This large retreat..."
Houzz Tour: Eclectic Eichler in Northern California
Vintage treasures, found pieces and neutral colors make the most of an iconic designer's California modern creation
"behind the swimming pool. But Joseph Eichler's iconic design principles of light, air... Oakland, California, that would become her home, she was wowed by the views: a giant... Oakland, California Size: 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms That's interesting: Jones was looking... Northern California, too, and I never find roadside stuff like that! I must not travel... period in California architectural history when art and form was sacrificed for the almighty..."
Houzz Tour: High-End Luxury, Highest Ecofriendly Rating in California
Solar panels and energy savers let this posh LEED Platinum home produce as much energy as it consumes
"Montecito, California Size: Main house: 2,700 square feet; pool house: 700 square feet... Montecito, California. But this house hides a secret under its luxurious exterior — it's... of the pool house and garage and the grass stripes in the driveway. Killer view also... lived in California, this is the house I would choose. Wow. Amazing spaces inside and... like the pool especially and the beachy furnishings. I wonder about the sand pit seating..."
Houzz Tour: A California Craftsman Bungalow Lightens Up
"Pasadena, California Size: 2,500 square feet plus a pool house and studio... Pasadena, California, it had been stripped of many of its charms by bad renovations.... Moroccan pool bath is majestic! There's just plain love in all the design of the cabinetry... counters and pool deck meets garden high-albido stone arrangement. Great article for an... studio. The swimming pool bathroom is accessible from the pool house and directly from..."
Houzz Tour: An Eichler Remodel Spawns a Design Career
"well-known California developer Joseph Eichler. Seeing the open-sky atrium surrounded... Sunnyvale, California Size: 1,890 square feet; 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms... need of a swimming pool remodeling in Charlottesville, VA. She has an indoor pool that... with the pool, alarms came on. Big windows, an open pool and 2 small kids are recipe... retractable pool cover, which you can hardly see in the picture, as well as a pool alarm..."
California Gardener's June Checklist
"enjoy your California garden in June... great for California gardens. I think it is difficult to take a good picture of it.... like a swimming pool, hot tub or, for that matter, basketball court. Here are a few... season for California native plants winds down. Native to Southern California, it's a... especially for California gardens. The newer remontant (repeat-bloom) types have overachiever... most of California, especially for late planters. Its fruit ripens quickly, and it..."
California Gardener's March Checklist
Give natives and tropicals a well-deserved spotlight — plus, discover an easy herb that keeps on giving
"other California natives — or just about anything else, for that matter. Cool spring... stricken California, and will be a problem down the line for someone? Shame on you... on the California coast and not in suburbia. I've had one redwood fall in my back... major remodel) or hurt anyone. Our power was down for five days after this calamity... living in California. Spring is already here with daffodils, violets, hellebores, and..."
A Northern California Tree House Makes Memories
Designed with utmost respect for the tree cradling it, a cozy house gives overnighters an experience to cherish
My Houzz: Mediterranean-Italian Mansion in California
Historical tributes, Persian carpets and a coop's worth of chickens help a vast house feel like a family home
"Barbara, California, it was clear they had found their new home. They immediately repainted... Barbara, California Size: 6,500 square feet; 4 bedrooms, 3.5 baths That's interesting:... TV and pool table, and added a pool house in the back. Santa Barbara architect Ketzel... The pool house, here and next photo, is reminiscent of a Greek beach cottage, with... across the remodeled kitchen and family room. The tiles were imported directly from France..."
My Houzz: Reinvented Ranch in California
A family punches up their traditional 1960s ranch home with dabs of coastal style and a pared-down sensibility
"County, California Size: 2,800 square feet; four bedrooms; two bathrooms That's i... floors kept remodeling costs down. Other cost-savers include custom stationary draperies... family remodeled the exterior of their home five years ago. A small putting green... relaxing pool allow them to enjoy their yard and entertain friends in warm weather...."
My Houzz: Elegant Mediterranean With Room to Roam
A 1-acre home in Southern California gives a sports-minded family a place to swim, play hockey and basketball, entertain and enjoy the view
"Southern California gives a sports-minded family a place to swim, play hockey and basketball... Southern California, the Hagers wanted their kids, ages 11 to 16, to enjoy that same... Hills, California Size: About 5,500 square feet; 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms That's i... the 2005 remodel, friends and family of the previous homeowners wrote Bible verses on... And the swimming pool. sighhhhhh. :) Thank you, Shelley. The entire property -- both..."
Houzz Tour: A Luxurious Home Embraces the Landscape
With a stunning new pool, it was only fair that glass walls and outdoor living rooms followed for this remodel in Santa Barbara
"stunning new pool, it was only fair that glass walls and outdoor living rooms followed for... for this remodel in Santa Barbara... for a pool installation, but what started as a small project soon evolved into a... full home remodel. "This massive fireplace obstructed so much of their view — it had... gorgeous pool that nobody could appreciate from inside, not to mention that there wouldn't... to the pool from the house. A lightbulb had gone off in them as well; they understood..."
My Houzz: Urban Cottage Style in a Woodsy Wonderland
With a detached guest suite, a pool amid natural rock and an abundance of towering trees, this California house is made in the shade
"suite, a pool amid natural rock and an abundance of towering trees, this California... decade of remodels and hard work, Yvette and Don Hatch have transformed their Orange... County, California, cabin into a home better suited to their style. Previously paneled... County, California Size: 3,600 square feet plus 1,620-square-foot detached garage... lead to a swimming pool, surrounded by natural rock. The Hatches outfitted the space..."