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I am unable to attend Dwell on Design this yr, however fortunately DoD provided to seize a number of the houses on the tour solely for Design Milk. So this week and subsequent week, you’ll get to see the within and out of doors of a number of the most designy houses in Los Angeles.
We’re going to start out on the Westside of LA in Venice with the Appleton Residence.
Designed by LA-based mostly agency MINARC, the house has been designed across the outside dwelling area, maximizing air flow, pure mild and indoor-outside Southern California dwelling. For heating and cooling, the architects put in a photo voltaic chimney, which permits scorching air to flee throughout summer time and heats chilly air throughout winter. In addition, there’s photo voltaic thermal radiant flooring heating and a heated patio. One of my favourite options is the set of magnetic chalkboard sliders for the youngsters. This is certainly a household-pleasant house.
Top photograph courtesy of MINARC, all different photographs by Kumiko Hakushi.
See final yr’s excursions right here.