Hillside House in Los Angeles by Johnston Marklee

This geometric modeling house perched perilously over the steeply sloping Pacific Palisades, California. Los Angeles-based architect Johnston Marklee created an opening living space for clients.

Architects: Johnston Marklee
Location: Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Photography: Dominique Vorillon, Eric Staudenmaier

Inspiration from architect:

Designed for an irregular hillside lot in Los Angeles, the form of this 3,600 square foot single family residence results from two economically driven demands — to maximize the allowable volume permitted by the zoning code, and to minimize the amount of foundations and subsequent footprint of the house.