Sun Valley House

Studio Rick Joy.
A quiet family vacation villa, secluded in the arid highlands of Sun Valley, Idaho, is located just beyond the limits of a designated avalanche chute.


Studio Rick Joy. What was the ambition of the project?
We designed a home with verticality, to respond to the stormy and snowy weather conditions…

High Desert Residence

Hacker Architects.
High Desert Residence is a Central Oregon home that finds a sense of calm and refuge in the balance between landscape and sky.

Kolomuo Residence

de Reus Architects.
Located alongside an 1801 lava flow on the South Kohala coast of Hawaii, this resort residence evokes contemporary island design with a sense of zen and restraint.

Kua Bay Residence

Walker Warner Architects.
Kua Bay embraces the spirit of Mauka-Makai, which is defined as the symbolic flow of lava from mountain to sea.

Three Chimney House

TW Ryan Architecture.
The siting of Three Chimney House is derived from the specificities of the land.

Big Barn

Faulkner Architects.
North of San Francisco, in Glen Ellen, a less populated part of the Napa wine country, the culture has been based on agriculture and was named for an original winery.

The Antler House

Andrew Geller.
This ‘whimsical wooden spaceship’ in the forest contains a wealth of unusual geometric shapes and covers less than 20 percent of the property, in keeping with Geller’s original conservation goals.

Miner Road House

Faulkner architects.
The clients are a couple of environmental scientists who, along with their two sons, relocated from the Oakland Hills to the warmer climate of Orinda.