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Kyle Moss

Kyle Moss

Santa Monica, CA, US

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Malibu Residence

The Malibu Residence is unique in both its design and construction. The project was conceived of during a period when no new building permits were being given in the city of Malibu. Despite the scope of work requested by the client, the project needed to be a remodel and the house could not extend above its existing height. The decision was made to add a lower level addition in the hillside below the existing house. The challenge was to support the existing house while completely rebuilding underneath it. The house is designed as a subtly modern remake of the existing simple ranch style home. The traditional massing and general appearance of the home was maintained while the detailing was reconceived with a clean modern sensibility. The dichotomy of the traditional forms with modern detailing is most clearly expressed in the exterior siding. The siding is a very modern green rain screen yet it is detailed to recall the board and batten that previously existed on the house. 

 
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Status: Built
Location: Malibu, CA, US

 
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