Reflecting pools dot the property, drawing lines of sight between pavilions and complementing the aesthetic, which the architects call “tropical minimalism.”
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Glazed tiles, used in 1884 at the nearby El Capricho Palace then being built by Gaudí, were placed in the original build and have since been restored by García-Germán, referencing the strong tradition of Spanish art nouveau in the area.
Walker Warner Architects has created a retreat on the California coast influenced by design elements typical of a home in Cape Cod.
Like the surrounding mountains, the structure towers and juts in a sculptural way, marking itself as more than just a dwelling.
Remarkably, when deciding how to expand the property, the architects decided to go up instead of out.