Architecture

Architecture

Permanent Vacation

A TOUR OF CONTEMPORARY GETAWAYS IN SECLUDED GLOBAL LOCALES Coastal Orange County remains the best place to buy first, second, and third residences, which is why our beach cities are where we choose to shelter in place by the sea—no yacht cruises in the Grenadines or compounds in New Zealand for OC’s own. That doesn’t mean we’re not intrigued by the idea of architecturally-inspired vacation homes in remote areas around the world. From sun-drenched private […]

Architecture, Design

DESIGNING THE FUTURE

Architects and artists are planning for today and tomorrow Museums and galleries in California and beyond have thoughtful, fanciful, and futuristic exhibitions of architectural creativity and vision on display this season. Plus, Renzo Piano’s new Academy Museum in L.A. builds a bridge (literally!) between yesterday and tomorrow.  Future Shock Architects by nature are constantly planning design solutions for tomorrow. In a Bay Area exhibition, a dozen or more artists, architects, and design professionals present ideas […]

Architecture, Design

LIGHT AND SPACE MOVEMENT

Architect Anders Lasater creates a light-filled Kings Road retreat for a creative couple anticipating life as empty-nesters By Kedric FrancisPhotos by Brett Hillyard When Laguna Beach architect Anders Lasater was hired to design a home on Kings Road in Newport Beach, he knew that amplifying the spectacular harbor, ocean, and city views from the lot that’s perched above PCH would be a primary focus of his creativity. He collaborated closely with his clients, a couple […]