This two bedroom guest house sits along a ridge in a grove of over 120 coast live oak trees. The Oak Pass Road guesthouse uses its height and a small footprint to maximize panoramic canyon views and strengthen its connection to the surrounding tree-filled site.
Walker Workshop is a Los Angeles based Architecture firm established in 2010 with the purpose of creating modern structures that are warmly minimal with careful considerations of light, space and the unique qualities of each project’s location. Our approach is also deeply rooted in craft and construction, with a rich awareness of the practical responsibility of making buildings. As a licensed General Contractor, we frequently build the homes that we design. This ethos of creative ownership for all phases of the work, from initial concept followed through to project completion, permeates our culture.
LOCATION: Los Angeles, California, United States
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Oak Pass House is a modern single family residence designed by Walker Workshop. The house is located in Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States. Description by Walker Workshop: The Oak Pass main house sits on the top of a 3.5 acre ridge site with panoramic canyon views. There are over 130 protected Oak trees on […]