Unlike it’s neighbors, Roofless House is not fenced off at it’s street perimeter. A meadow of native grasses flow from the sidewalk with existing oaks, redwoods and newly planted birch trees flowing inside and outside of the curving wooden wall.
Darren Bradley is a San Diego-based architectural photographer with a passion for mid-century modern architecture and design. In addition to photography, he is a regular supporter of historical preservation efforts, volunteering for such organizations as the La Jolla Historical Society, DOCOMOMO, and and Palm Springs Modernism Week. He has a degree in history from the University of Paris (the Sorbonne). His most recent publication is a travel guide on Mid-Century Modern Architecture on the West Coast, published by Phaidon. Darren travels frequently to Australia, and recently gave a presentation on Australian Modernist architecture in the capital, Canberra, for the Design Institute of Australia.
LOCATION: San Diego, California
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The Bold roof profile of Avocado Acres (Aa) House personifies the design collaboration with Architect, Lloyd Russell to inject a dose of creativity + Mod Green Architecture into a coastal infill project. Aesthetic cues originated from the historical LA’s Case Study Houses and Eichler’s MCM gems.
The Beach Lab project was completed in 2017 by Surfside Projects, a design based Real Estate Development firm. A tired, termite and mold ridden Mid Century Rancher close to the Beach was screaming for a full modernist upgrade without adding more square footage. The architect’s description: Few older coastal homes in Southern California are still standing […]