The Waymire Residence | 4245 Don Alanis Place, Los Angeles | Represented by Deasy Penner Podley | Julius Shulman photography archive, 1936-1997.

Ray Kappe, FAIA | Iconic Southern California Modern Architect

The Los Angeles Conservancy will be hosting a virtual benefit on December, 3rd celebrating 1970s architecture and design through the lens of the visionary architect Ray Kappe. Born in 1927 to Romanian immigrants, Kappe spent his formative years in Minneapolis, an environment that sparked an indelible love of nature that would dramatically impact his future… Keep reading

A Japanese-Inspired Post & Beam by Ray Kappe Lists in Los Angeles

By Claire Carponen SCI-Arc founder Ray Kappe brings together post-and-beam construction and Japanese modernism in this Los Angeles property, which has a curved, glass-elevated roof. Kappe designed the hilltop Sherman Oaks home in 1961 and then rebuilt it in 1996 in its original style after it was destroyed in the 1994 Northridge earthquake. The two-bedroom Meyer Residence… Keep reading

A Ray Kappe Home Revitalized After the Northridge Earthquake Lists for $2.4M

By Kathryn M.  First built in the ’60s, this Ray Kappe home was reconstructed in 1996—and it just hit the market for the first time since. The post-and-beam home in Sherman Oaks was originally built by celebrated architect Ray Kappe in 1961, only to be heavily damaged three decades later during the Northridge earthquake. The… Keep reading

9 Homes You Can Virtually Tour Now

Do you dream of mountain views and respite from the hustle and bustle? Virtually explore a farmhouse retreat with modern upgrades sitting on 23 acres. If you are looking to buy in Pasadena we have more traditional options as well as a stunning Spanish style home. Sherman Oaks | The Meyer Residence | Ray Kappe,… Keep reading

Hilltop home made of redwood and glass asking $2.4M in Sherman Oaks

By Pauline O’Connor  Located just east of the 80-acre Deervale-Stone Canyon Park, this Sherman Oaks residence was originally built by the great Ray Kappe in 1961, and then rebuilt by the SCI-Arc founder three decades later, following the devastating Northridge earthquake. The Japanese-influenced modern—constructed from clear heart redwood, timber beams, red brick, and glass—measures 2,987 square feet, a significant portion of… Keep reading

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