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A New Home In Los Angeles Inspired By The Famous Mid-Century Modern Stahl House

Cape Town based architecture firm SAOTA, has recently completed a new home in Los Angeles, California, that draws inspiration from the famous Stahl House, designed by Pierre Koenig.

Cape Town based architecture firm SAOTA has completed a new home in Los Angeles, California, that draws inspiration from the famous Stahl House, designed by Pierre Koenig.

Let’s take a look around…

Upon arriving at the home, there are large curved white walls accented by stone and olive trees, with the entryway highlighted by lighting.

Upon arriving at the home, there's large curved white walls accented by stone and olive trees, with the entryway highlighted by lighting.
Upon arriving at the home, there's large curved white walls accented by stone and olive trees, with the entryway highlighted by lighting.

Perched high above Laurel Canyon Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills, the multi-story house has views extending from Los Angeles to Santa Monica.

Perched high above Laurel Canyon Boulevard in the Hollywood Hills, this modern multi-storey house has views that extend all the way from Los Angeles to Santa Monica.

The house, designed with indoor/outdoor living in mind, has multiple outdoor areas, including patios, decks, a swimming pool, an outdoor lounge, and a dining area.

A modern house with a swimming pool and expansive views.
A modern house with a swimming pool.
A modern house with an outdoor lounge and fire pit, and an outdoor dining area with olive trees.

The clients worked with interior design firm Platner and Co. to complete the interiors, with most of the rooms designed to focus on the views.

A modern indoor / outdoor living room with connection to the outdoors.

The main living room is positioned in a cantilevered glass box with windows on three sides, providing an unobstructed view of the landscape.

The main living room in this modern house, is positioned in a cantilevered glass box with windows on three sides, providing an unobstructed view of the landscape.

Other living spaces have sections of walls that can be opened to interact with the outdoor spaces.

This modern living room has large windows that open to connect with the outdoors.

The dining room has a large wood table that runs alongside the windows to take advantage of the views of the swimming pool and beyond.

The dining room has a large wood table that runs alongside the windows to take advantage of the views of the swimming pool and beyond.

The kitchen has minimalist white cabinets that sit flush with the walls, while a large island includes a shelf with a mirror for displaying books.

This modern kitchen has minimalist white cabinets that sit flush with the walls, while a large island includes a shelf with a mirror for displaying books.

There’s also a home office that’s filled with natural light.

A modern home office filled with natural light.

Stairs with a glass and wood handrail connect the various levels of the home, while a sculptural light fixture adds interest to the space.

Stairs with a glass and wood handrail connect the various levels of this modern home, while a sculptural light fixture adds interest to the space.

The bedrooms have light billowing curtains that draw attention to the views, while outside there are chairs to relax in the sun.

A modern bedroom with floor-to-ceiling windows and a private balcony.
A modern bedroom with a balcony.

In one of the bathrooms, there’s a freestanding bathtub and a shower by the windows.

A modern bathroom with a freestanding bathtub and shower by the windows.
Photographer: Mike Kelley | Lead Designers: SAOTA | SAOTA Project Team: Mark Bullivant, Tom Burbidge & Arthur Lehloenya | Architect of Record: WOODS + DANGARAN | Development Manager: PLUS Development | Contractor: OHS Design and Development | Civil Engineer: LFA (Labib Funk + Associates) | Structural Engineer: LFA (Labib Funk + Associates) | Electrical Engineer: Design Build | Landscaping: Fiore Landscape Design | Lighting Design: Helius Lighting | Interior Designer: Platner and Co.

Source: Contemporist

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