the hill house by johnston marklee & associates sits on a downward slope in califonias pacific palisades.
the home was completed in 2004 and was strategically designed to meet the local building codes aimed at
preserving the hillside landscape and promoting safety. the home is designed to maximize volume while
limiting environmental impact. three floors have been arranged to create a spacious and harmonious interior.
the central floor is home the living space, and kitchen and dining rooms. above a semi-private loft space
looks over the main floor. the ground floor holds the bedrooms. the home features large sliding glass doors
on the main floor as well as a series of skylight openings. the home was built using concrete, steel and
timber and is coated in a special material that was coloured to match eucalyptus bark found on site.
the foundation is built on nine 35 ft. concrete pillars, which help support the building and make its
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