Garden – Pool Area

Last summer we managed to get a empty side-lot transformed into our little oasis. In four months we went from a grassy side-lot to a hidden swimming hole with a garden that blends with the established plantings. It was a fun process, and thanks to the design work by Julie DeLeon of Groundwork Design we…

Screened Porch – The Aviary

The screened in porch, we call 'The Aviary' is our favorite spot in the house, it is a vacation just to sip coffee in or listen to the birds in the garden. We are entering into our third season using the porch and it is always evolving. Originally, it was furnished with Woodard 'Rose Vine' outdoor…

Glass Fence

We have had several requests asking about details on our 'Glass' fence. Let us start by pointing out our fence is a 'fake-glass' fence - it is actually made from polycarbonate material. We are not ones for long posts so we will break this down fast. WHY A FENCE Simple - we added a pool…

German – WELT – Feature

Thank-you WELT for the feature article this weekend, we are so thankful for the interest our prefabricated house is receiving from around the globe. WELT - originally called "Die Welt was founded in Hamburg in 1946 by the British occupying forces, aiming to provide a "quality newspaper" modelled on The Times". It is a large…

Palm Springs 2018

If you are into Mid-Century Architecture and you want to immerse yourself in it like a kid in a candy store, then get in a car or on a plane and head to Palm Springs. Be prepared however for sensory overload - there is so much mid-century - it is mind-blowing. Dare we say it…

Schindler House

We didn't know that much about the Schindler House when we visited. We love Architecture and enjoy learning by exploring spaces, we did know that the home is considered the start of modernism in California, and has greatly influenced many who came thereafter. So we put it on the radar for a visit to learn…