Brilliant architecture and design writer Laura Mauk describes our Sea Ranch project, photographed for LUXE by Joe Fletcher, as "a house that honors its history and the dramatic landscape that surrounds it." We loved working on this renovation of a 1974 Matheson original, also renovated in the 1990's by Turnbull, bringing the local emphasis on textured siding and clean articulations into modern view. Lewis Butler, working with Reba Jones, created a courtyard shape by introducing a new building whose shape and siding are inspired by what Mauk calls the "historically agrarian vernacular." Major emphasis was given on creating sweeping open views, and almost all the windows face towards the majestic grey Pacific. Read more in the current issue of LUXE, available on stands now - or online here.

We're thrilled to be featured in this detailed and playful story by writer Mary Jo Bowling in the Winter 2017 issue of California Home + Design. "After three times at bat," Bowling says we nailed this project, our third for this storied Victorian. We're in love with the photography, by Patrik Argast, and the text - which describes us as setting out to "rewrite history as well as a new chapter for the home.” The article talks about the way Butler, working with lead architect Dave Sturm, smashed two worlds together in a collision of color, child-friendly scale, and textured sophistication. Pick up a copy on stands, or click here to read online.

KZSU Stanford 90.1 recently interviewed Lewis for the Modern Architect Podcast by Modlar. It features a new interview every week with renowned architects, influential industry veterans, and thought leaders who are helping shape design. Listen to the full interview here.

Our City Seaside Home, led by Senior Associate Dave Sturm, was recently featured in the July/August issue of Luxe Magazine. For this 1924 Mediterranean revival style remodel, we created a home in the city that feels like a beach getaway, blurring the distinction between work and vacation, town and country, and bundling them all into one relaxed residence.

Read the entire article here.