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

Sleek mid-century Pasadena home by John F. Galbraith lists for $2.19m

By Claire Carponen Glass walls and a low horizontal roofline make this Los Angeles County midcentury modern home appear both solid and weightless. The hillside California property was designed by local architect John F Galbraith in 1965 and has changed little since then. It lies in the North Kinneloa Ranch neighborhood above Pasadena. A low-rise rectangular volume topped with… Keep reading

Restored post-and-beam by James Allen Walter lists in Pasadena for $2.25m

By Betty Wood Pasadena’s Siodmak House by architect James Allen Walter is fresh from a top-to-toe restoration and is seeking a new owner for $2.25m. The four-bedroom Los Angeles property was first built in 1967 and is one of only 32 homes in California by the architect. Walter’s designs are coveted real estate thanks to their fluid layouts, vaulted ceilings,… Keep reading

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