The Sea Ranch, California

Spyglass Residence is an energy efficient passive solar home includes 2 master suites, 4 baths, open kitchen living & dining room, large loft, extensive hillside gardens, with a separate garage and studio. This 2,200 sq.ft. of living area expansively opens to gracious private patio terraces reminiscent of European hilltown villas.

Curtain wall windows invite the sun’s warmth and maximize the view potential. Pisé masonary solar mass and garden retaining walls provide an aesthetically pleasing and durable foundation for a contemporary Sea Ranch vernacular architecture clad with Douglas Fir and Western Red Cedar. Read more about Pisé »

The roof of this project uses standing seam metal with integral photovoltaic panels that provide household electricity.

This project also incorporates an alternative landscape design that encourages sustainable biodiversity.