california contemporary

A small narrow lot became an opportunity to reconsider the traditional entry sequence at the street front. In response, [place] created an entry garden courtyard along the west side of the house, leading into the heart of the floor plan. Volumes clad in stucco, corrugated metal and wood are organized around a two story stair volume. On the ground floor, a custom wood storage wall runs the length of the house, visually connecting all of the spaces. The dining room is enclosed by two sliding glass walls which open onto a large deck to extend the living space to the outdoors.