Revello Residence

Pacific Palisades, CA

SD was challenged to design a comfortable Southern California lifestyle home on a very constrained yet stunning hillside ocean view site.

LOCATION:
Pacific Palisades, CA

STATUS:
Completed 2013

SIZE:
5,500 SF

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An existing nondescript 1980’s hillside home on a spectacular site was transformed with critical concern for the preservation and optimization of panoramic ocean views. The vehicular approach, orientation and entry sequence are choreographed to capitalize on the site conditions and view opportunities.

Structural reinforcement of the terrain allowed for the conceptual overlay of program, including an office/exercise room level, sleeping level, and living/entertaining level are all tucked within the hillside. An elegant yet casual palette of natural materials, textures, and rich details supports a connection between the interior and exterior spaces.

Project Information

Partners In Charge:
Russell Shubin, AIA, LEED AP
Robin Donaldson, AIA

Contractor:
The Quillin Group

Photographer:
John Ellis