The LA You May Not Know – Castles, featuring Crosby Doe

Story by Patrick Campbell When you think of castles in Southern California, you might think of Sleeping Beauty Castle in Disneyland, or Hearst Castle in San Simeon, or perhaps the Magic Castle in Hollywood. But there are castle style buildings all around us in LA. They come in all sizes, from large hotels and apartment buildings to small cottages. They’re known as French Normandy Revival Architecture...

Architectural Digest: On the Market — Oller & Pejic, Marc Atlan

Yucca Valley, California Pedigree: Fast-rising Los Angeles architecture studio Oller & Pejic collaborated with Marc Atlan, a creative director, to devise this enigmatic 2012 house, wrapped around a central courtyard and set in a remote stretch of the Mojave Desert overlooking Joshua Tree National Park. The home's black-stucco facades are meant to evoke shadows on the landscape, while its form takes...

China: Luxury Properties – The Walker Residence

Architect Rodney Walker built his family home on a hilltop overlooking Ojai, California, an enclave northwest of Los Angeles known for its hiking, spiritual retreats and organic farms that is dubbed the Shangri-La of Southern California. His former home, known as the Walker Residence, utilises an equilateral triangle for its architectural footprint, an approach common among his peers Frank Lloyd Wright...

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