We had a chance to talk with client Julie Cantor about her close collaboration with Marc during the creation of her new home on Georgina in Santa Monica, CA. Dr. Cantor is a lecturer-in-law at UCLA Law where she teaches Health Law...
In his travels, Marc has spent time in the Far East where the presence of water is essential in both Chinese and Japanese landscape design. For him the landscape design is not separate from the architecture of the house – they are...
The modern earth sheltered house is primarily built into the side of a hill or berm with a glass aperture providing illumination for the space. Shaft skylights can be added to the (usually) green roof. This is also called the Hobbit...
Stairs can be much more than a way up or down; modern design has broken away from the old closed staircase lined with portraits of deceased relatives. They now are a major architectural highlight within a home design, affecting...
Most basically, our houses give us shelter from the weather, a place to sleep protected from lions and tigers and bears, and room to keep our stuff. But can our living space affect our wellbeing and mood in more profound ways? A study...