The Agency - Architectural

12 Stunning Photos Of Bob Hope’s Iconic Lautner-Designed Volcano Home

Legendary Hollywood entertainer Bob Hope amassed an impressive portfolio of homes over his lifetime, with the most iconic being The Hope Residence in Palm Springs, designed by acclaimed Modernist architect John Lautner. The largest private residence ever designed by Lautner, the 23,366-square foot home was built to resemble a volcano, with sleek, sweeping concrete, steel… Read more

Video: Paul Lester On The Hagy Belzberg Architectural At 9243 Cordell Drive

Oct. 17, 2012
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The Agency’s Paul Lester brings us inside the Hagy Belzberg designed architectural at 9243 Cordell Road and shares his thoughts on this dramatic home’s unique, sculpture-like steel case construction and the current owner’s romantic interpretation of its interiors. Learn more about 9243 Cordell Road and view more photos of the home on its listing page.

Spotlight: Mondrian Style Residence At 6405 Dawn Creek #2, Playa Vista

Aug. 30, 2012
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Haute couture, cool “kicks” and beauty product packaging only begin to highlight the influence that Piet Mondrian’s paintings from the 1920s have on contemporary art, design and architecture today. As modern architects have already demonstrated, color does not need to act merely as an “accessory” but can serve as an integral part of the structure itself. That’s the philosophy behind this 3-story home on 6405 Dawn Creek #2 in Playa Vista.

Modern Home Tour Comes To The Beach Cities This August 25

Aug. 24, 2012
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As residents of Los Angeles, we love our Beach Cities, and we all have that one house (or two, or twenty) along the coast that snatches our attention quicker than a forecast calling for rain. Before you know it we forget our jogging partner who has leaped ahead of us, our bike pedals that are… Read more

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