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hidden house rear courtyard © benny chan
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Main living spaces open up onto the interior courtyard, while the exterior courtyard looks out over the city in the distance. The self-contained cubes are arranged around the original footprint in such a way that they make order of the disorder. Hidden House offers the ultimate country living experience in the middle of an urban environment.
“no-mow strip of grass with shrubs” — laurensmithlms
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hidden house dining room © benny chan
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The original two-bedroom cottage is incorporated into the house as the living and dining room. Standard added a new kitchen, family room, office, garage, master bedroom suite and kids bedroom, essentially doubling the volume of the house from 1580 sf to 3500 sf.
“Table” — calipoop
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hidden house entrance courtyard © benny chan
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Featuring several sustainable materials and features, ranging from the redwood cladding, to reclaimed endgrain block wood, to the cork flooring in the office, and highly efficient appliances/equipment. The design allows for excellent cross ventilation and day lighting, reducing the need to run forced-air conditioning or heat or energy-consuming electrical lighting. The house is...More
“Casa” — GRUPO AGLIO S.A. DE.C.V.
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hidden house exterior © benny chan
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Hidden House is located on a serene 7-acre site (in Glassell Park where the paved road ends at an old hand written sign marking the entrance to “Hidden Valley.”) The property, which can only be accessed via a half-mile unpaved road, offers expansive views of the city but seems a world away from Los Angeles at the same time.
“Kitchen and patio” — hellojelli
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tree house living space © benny chan
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The horizontal layering of the roof and floors extends the interior and engages the space under the tree. The strong horizontal projections also provide visual balance to the immense trunk and limbs. Redwood siding clads the overhangs and defines the transition between the inside and out.
“This is the inside of the one I named the mansion!” — Brett McCarey
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tree house exterior © benny chan
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Concrete and wood passive solar house on Los Angeles hillside responds to the site and city through its transparent southern exposure. A large ash tree literally envelopes the house, creating a microclimate to which the project responds.
“tree and concrete” — annalfred
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tree house exterior dusk © benny chan
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The house employs passive solar design and other low tech methods of climate control even as the open south elevation allows panoramic views of the Los Angeles basin. A partially concealed post and beam structure modulates the exterior and allows openings to span from floor to ceiling.
“What the...” — Brett McCarey
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