PART TWO: Modern Mansion With Wrap Around Pool and Glass-Walled Garage For $36 Million. (50 pics)

modern home in Beverly Hills

Yesterday I shared with you 36 photos of the spectacular exterior landscaping, incredible wrap-around swimming pool and glass-walled garage at 1201 Laurel Way, a spec home designed by the boutique architecture firm of Whipple Russell that is on the market for $36 million. The home is so impressive and I have so many images, I had to break it into two posts. Read more

John Lautner’s Stevens House Gets Lovingly Restored And Is On The Market For $22,000,000 (Over 30 Photos)

Respectfully and lovingly restored by Michael LaFetra as close as possible to the way original architect John Lautner intended, the Stevens House, built in 1967-8 and declared a California State Landmark in 2010, is on the market for $22 million dollars. Read more

UPDATED: Pool Porn. 50 Outstanding Pool and Spa Designs By Lewis Aquatech.

Pool and Spa Designs

Here in Los Angeles, we are experiencing an Indian Summer. Hotter this week than it’s been most of the summer, nothing is as desirous as an inviting swimming pool. Thinking of adding one?  Lewis Aquatech of Virginia specializes in designing and delivering outstanding and elegant pool and spa designs in many shapes sizes and styles. Read more

Living On The Edge: The Holman House by Durbach Block Jaggers

Holman House

Sited on the edge of a 70-meter high cliff, the plan of Holman House refers to Picasso’s painting The Bather. It contains a complex series of fluid living spaces set within a meandering perimeter that arcs, folds and stretches in response to sun, landscape and views. Read more

Paros Cyclades Greece House With Swimming Pool You Can Look Into From Inside The Home.

Greece Logodotis House and pool hero IIHIH

This lovely summer house in Paros Cyclades (Kikladhes) Greece was designed and constructed by Alexandros Logodotis of Logodotis – Art to fit Read more

35 Photos – The Spectacular Hamilton Island Solis House by Renato D’Ettorre Architects

hamilton island solis house

This Hamilton Island house, known as Solis, was designed by Renato D’Ettorre Architects. Solis was created from concrete imprinted with a timber grain and the floors are a cool limestone to suit tropical living. The pool stretches almost to the living area for a relaxed holiday feel. Read more

Artists Take The Plunge: The Swimming Pool As Subject.


Above: My now stolen pool painting by Christy Botkin Reeves, 48″ x 72″

I got such a wonderful response to my post about varying artists’ freeway and overpass paintings, that I thought I’d do the same with one of my other favorite subjects: the swimming pool. Read more