Radius House

Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a more sophisticated lighting and electrical system. It was necessary to redesign the kitchen and bathroom, refurbish concrete floors, wood beams, metal pipes and resurface the canted, curved brick walls with smooth, white plaster. The space at the rear was rearranged into a master bedroom with an open washing area, separate powder room and closet/dressing room. Every space opens to views of the giant redwoods that surround the property, connecting with the outside and making the house feel bigger. The movement of light during the day activates different parts of the house, while layering the lighting carries this magical effect to the night. This house is a perfect example of how to live well in a small space.
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
“Floors (polished concrete), wood ceiling, tall windows/glass” — lamadeo
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
“cool for gulch” — Blue Star Music
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
“Roof” — mboedy
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
“table” — manon theriault
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Daniel Liebermann, who apprenticed with Frank Lloyd Wright at Taliesin West, designed the 1,000-sq-ft Radius House in 1960. The current owners, Andrew and Kim Todd, contractor Kevin Smith and designer Vivian Dwyer agreed that the goal of this project was to insert modern elements into this house of the earth. The roof was rebuilt to allow for adequate ventilation and for a pr...More
“tree view” — tombropez
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powder room Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“pendant” — Laurie Ruggiero
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bedroom view out Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Windows” — mboedy
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credenza detail Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Built in Shoe rack near door.” — santacruzwave2
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column Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“deck” — tungvo
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fireplace Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Awesome” — Integral stone Masonry
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airplane glass detail Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Glass blocks and hanging lamp for assignment 3.” — tgholson
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kitchen Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Square upper Cabinets” — Noelle Interiors
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living room Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Love love love” — elzette42
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detail of wall panel cut to fit into stone Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“for tearoom walls” — cmpov
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detail of rod Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
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birds eye view Photographer: Kevin Smith
“organische architektur” — sunbody
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bedroom was area Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“Single Bocci Pendant and sink” — margielynnj
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stone wall Photographer: Caitlin Atkinson
“That stove w cushion!” — shanandoah
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