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The Wakecrest Residence is a residential renovation exercising the deliberate peeling back and distilling of an original 1962 enclosure organized around a dramatic 180-degree view over the Pacific Ocean in Malibu California. Exposing and refinishing particular features of the existing structure such as the irregular-width wood ceiling boards lining...
Project name
Wakecrest Residence
Architecture firm
ShubinDonaldson
Location
Malibu, California, United States
Photography
Benny Chan
What if a home could be built to be environmentally resilient, wildfire resistant, and yet comfortable and open to the extraordinary ocean view site? This residence on a 10-acre site is approached via a narrow, tree covered drive, ending at a small clearing with views of the Pacific Ocean and Channel Islands
Project name
Toro Canyon Residence
Architecture firm
ShubinDonaldson
Location
Montecito, California, United States
Photography
Ciro Coelho
Set into a steep hillside of Sullivan Canyon in Pacific Palisades, the San Remo Residence organizes stacked volumes toward the North with panoramic views of the natural landscape and the Getty beyond. The parti of the house is composed of two vertical and horizontal volumes on a stone limestone plinth, rooted into the rugged hillside
Project name
San Remo
Architecture firm
ShubinDonaldson
Location
Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Photography
Manolo Langis