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House Review: Kitchen Is King
Professional Builder December 2016

Large or compact, modern or traditional, this room is still the center of everything.


Design Review: Master Baths
Professional Builder December 2016

Large, small, or in-between, focus on functionality. MORE

Playa Vista: An LA Neighborhood Reimagined
Bella November 2016

Playa Vista may form the very heart of Silicon Beach, with a mix of tech and media companies that includes Yahoo, YouTube, and the upcoming Google campus that will take up a jay-dropping 12 acres of area.


Pampering Plus
Trends November 2016

 Classic Italian style meets modern convenience in this scenery-oriented, high-end master suite. 


Cluster Housing Catches On
Builder Online October 2016

The high-density product type is spreading out from its California roots.


Professional Builder Design Awards
Professional Builder September 2016

Deft infill, sensible scale, masterful luxury - this year's winners showcase Designers and Builders at the top of their game.


Master Baths
Professional Builder September 2016

Large, small, or in-between, focus on functionality.


Back to Nature
Modern Luxury OC September 2016

Homes overlooking any hole of a golf course once offered the ultimate bragging rights. These days, however, developers and architects are creating luxury properties that ditch water-guzzling grass in favor of less-manicured natural settings - native vegetation, restored habitats and even agriculture.


3 New Projects at a Glance
Multi-Family Executive August 2016

The three developments we're giving a shout-out to this month reflect the reinvigorated building market, efforts to bring together housing at different price points, continued interest in amenity packages, and sustainable materials and systems to help residents live healthier and curtail costs.


The New Backyard: Third-Floor Terraces
Builder Online July 2016

To combat soaring land costs, builders and architects look for innovative ways to provide access to the outdoors.


Designing From Inside Out
Professional Builder July 2016

Focusing a project inward can help residents make important with one another and their environs.


California MPC Will Encompass 6,000 Homes for Active Adults
Builder Online June 2016

Rancho Mission Viejo breaks new ground in its approach to mixed-age living.


Multigenerational Homes for Modern Families
LA Times June 2016

Togetherness is sometimes called for.


Nature, Nurtured
The Orange County Register May 2016

Sea Summit at Marblehead, a luxe community in San Clemente, brings sustainable development into a new terrain. MORE

Modern Roots
Performances Magazine May 2016

Architect Robert Hidey, an acclaimed Southern California traditionalist, shows off his long-hidden modernist tendencies in Playa Vista.


Nature Nurtured
Orange County Coast May 2016

A luxury community in San Clemente takes sustainable development into new terrain. MORE

House Review: Contemporary Design
Professional Builder May 2016

Time-tested elements plus inventive thinking make for new and imaginative ways to attract buyers.


Kitchen & Bath Trends 2016
Professional Builder April 2016

Kitchen as living room, bathroom as spa, and clean, contemporary lines all around. Here are the design features that are pulling in buyers. MORE

Home of the Day: Urban Glamour in Playa Vista
Los Angeles Times March 2016

Designed by Robert Hidey Architects, these new three-story residences in the heart of Silicon Valley South were tailored for today's tech professional.


Outdoor Spaces Go Upmarket
Professional Builder March 2016

Well-designed exterior living enhances a new home's appeal in all types of climates.


Multigenerational Living
Professional Builder February 2016

Set on a small Newport Coast ridgeline that runs out to the water and through the hills, Fiano sits above the rest of the homes in a master planned community.


House Review: Pocket Neighborhoods
Professional Builder January 2016

Enclaves with smaller homes, front porches, footpaths, and tucked-away parking are in demand.