A Rare 19th century Creole great house standing on 8-1/2 acres in St Lucia. This stately and gracious Island residence is set within a lush and vibrant park-like nature preserve overlooking Castries Harbor.
If one only relied on Lao Tzu's claim "The excellence of a dwelling is in its site." all would be said in regard to the Murren Residence.
William Turnbull, Jr. (with Charles Moore, Donlyn Lyndon, and Richard Whitaker) created the masterplan of the ecologically-designed 10-mile coastal stretch known as The Sea Ranch.
The best architecture inspires those who design it to dive deeper, reach higher and touch the very spirit of creation.
The Lois and Roger Kennedy Studio/Residence #3, 1970. It is easy to understand why the genius of Roger Kennedy's work in residential architecture is not well known; he only designed three houses for himself and his wife Lois.
In the Arts and Crafts Style - built during the height of the electric railway era, this home was originally built for Amos Z. Clark, a station agent for the Huntington Electric Railroad Company, his wife Emma, and their 6 children.
While the fate of Modernism was being debated in the press, U.S.C. & M.I.T. schooled architect Phil Brown planned a private enclave of modern estates for the historic Errol Flynn Ranch.
First offering: The DeVault Residence, 1958, Herbert Kameon, AIA. The tenets of Organic Architecture as espoused by Wright and Harris are strictly adhered to in what is reputed to be Herbert Kameon’s first residential commission.
While Webster is not commonly known, his iconic contributions to Southern California’s built environment still resonate.
First offering: Kazuo Umemoto, Architect.From the small body of work discovered thus far, it seems likely that Kazuo Umemoto fully mastered the now classic post and beam glass house style pioneered by the U. S. C. School of Architecture just after the war.