Houses Touche Pass of
Conceived as a modern farm compound in the temperate climate of Carmel Valley, California, the Touche Pass house is designed to blur the transition between indoor and outdoor living spaces, while maximizing views of the rolling, oak covered, grassy hills that surround it. The house occupies a small knoll, which is alluded to in the semi-circular, native dry-stacked stone wall at the protected outdoor court. Simple vernacular shapes clad in wood and rusted metal weave between open and covered courts, creating a playful family home.
Photography: Frank Ooms
Although the house is 5,000-square-feet, it doesn’t feel like a big house. There are a lot of little places to escape and a lot of private perspective on the land.
2012 - Dwell (Oct)
2009 - The New York Times (Mar)