Geometric blocks of different scales and materials work seamlessly together in this Carmel Highlands house overlooking the Bay and Point Lobos.
Studio Schicketanz was founded by Mary Ann Gabriele Schicketanz. Since its inception, her work has been sought after for Studio Schicketanz’ ability to weave together deeply philosophical approaches to landscape, architecture, and interior design with a focused emphasis on livability. A former dancer, Schicketanz holds a degree in architectural engineering. Her work has received praise for seamless integration into its surroundings; for her profound sensitivity to preserving the local landscape while also providing human shelter; and for her ecological and ethical commitments.
LOCATION: Carmel, California
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Slipping into a deep coastland shelf, this single-family home brings together multiple textures and design modes: heavy steel; perfectly-oriented wood beams; hand-installed rock walls; expansive glass.
This California Coastal Retreat was originally built completely off the grid. Today, a connection to the grid exists, but the entire property is primarily serviced by a large solar array, and conservation of natural resources remains very important to the family.
This barn serves as the main area to socialize for a California family retreat. Big Sur Barn was completed by Studio Schicketanz, a full service architectural firm based in Carmel, California. It was relocated from the mid-West and refurbished for this purpose, according to the Indian building principles of sthapatya veda.
Tehama Residence is a single-family home designed by Studio Schicketanz in Carmel Valley, California, United States. From the architect: Our clients selected a rural south facing wooded site with a clearing on top of a knoll for their retirement home. We chose to abandon an existing driveway in favor of keeping the knoll as open […]