Professional photography of the completed project from Taiyo Watanabe coming soon!
Original hand-drawn rendering of the schematic design by Duncan Nicholson.
A walkthrough animation of the 3d model for the Rustic Canyon Residence.
Custom designed wood entry doors.
Eucalyptus trees being milled on site by Urban Logs to Lumber. This timber will be used for various features throughout the house, including custom furniture, built-ins, and custom entry doors.
Drone flyover footage of the Rustic Canyon Residence construction site. Foundations are almost complete.
Front entryway featuring custom wood and steel doors fabricated from reclaimed eucalyptus slabs from trees felled during construction, cor-ten steel planter bed, dramatic cantilevered copper and plaster eaves. To the left the hangar style bifold garage door which is clad in the custom charred wood siding profile and disappears when closed.
Pool courtyard featuring outdoor shower and cabana restroom. Pool coping will be of the same massangis grey limestone used throughout the house.
View of the pool courtyard from the second floor hallway looking back toward the clerestory windows above the master suite.
View from above of the outdoor shower and cabana restroom featuring charred wood trellis and dramatic copper eaves.
Rear master deck opens out to the canyon views.
Custom blackened steel and wood entry door utilizing reclaimed eucalyptus slabs for trees felled during construction.
Custom blackened steel and wood stair maximizes the openness of the double height glass wall that looks out onto the garden featuring two preserved California Live Oaks.
Railing detail: connection of the blackened steel balusters is expressed with a small reveal in the solid french oak treads.
Home office looks out into the garden featuring two preserved California Live Oaks and across to the Library/Media Room.
Service kitchen featuring extensive rift oak cabinetry and storage. Natural light enters the space through a clerestory and large glass windows and doors at either end.
A glimpse at the rear stair landing which features the same custom steel, glass and bronze railing details as the entry stair, looking beyond to the north-facing skylight that floods the Library/Media Room with even natural light.
Master Bath features a luxurious marble and glass steam shower and bath. A large skylight and pocketing sliding glass wall allow one to feel as if bathing outdoors.
Walk-in his/hers closets featuring extensive custom oak casework, full length mirrors, and wrap-around clerestories.