One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s ‘most important’ homes has listed for $4.2m

By Emma Tucker Recognized as one of the architect’s most significant designs, the Samuel & Harriet Freeman House is up for sale in Hollywood – and it needs an owner that’s ready for some restoration. Completed in 1925, the two-bedroom property was described by architectural historian Kathryn Smith as one of Wright’s “most important houses”… Keep reading

A piece of Santa Monica ‘evotecture’ hits the market for $3.8m

By Emma Tucker Thane Roberts designed this Santa Monica beach home, which embodies his ecologically-minded approach to architecture. The LA County property sits on a wooded plot, not far from the beach and Santa Monica pier. Its wood-clad exterior and timber structure is reminiscent of an oversized treehouse, helped by the greenery that surrounds the windows. Roberts designed the five-bedroom home… Keep reading

Our Top Properties of the Week

By Kylie McDowell Welcome to our weekly property digest, where we bring together the best homes for sale and rent across the world. This week, we have an original 1920s adobe home in Los Angeles and the hillside home Jean Prouvé designed for his daughter in the French town of Saint-Dié-des-Vosges among our discoveries. 3 bedrooms; 2,257 sq ft; $2.75m… Keep reading

Free-Flowing Santa Monica Home Unfurls Around A Zig-Zag Staircase

By Claire Carponen The geometric staircase in this concrete modern Santa Monica house is hard to miss – with its steel frame zig-zagging up two stories. The California property was designed by Melinda Gray in 2006 and plays with volumes with graphic lines throughout. The 5,200 sq ft Stassi Lane home lies in the coastal city of… Keep reading

A Japanese-Inspired Post & Beam by Ray Kappe Lists in Los Angeles

By Claire Carponen SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe brings together post-and-beam construction and Japanese modernism in this Los Angeles property, which has a curved, glass-elevated roof. Kappe designed the hilltop Sherman Oaks home in 1961 and then rebuilt it in 1996 in its original style after it was destroyed in the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The two-bedroom Meyer Residence… Keep reading