Currently Reading

Cornelio, Silver Award, Custom Home

Advertisement

Cornelio, Silver Award, Custom Home


By Stacey Freed August 27, 2018
Living room of Cornelio Residence in Laguna Beach, Calif.
The living room of the Cornelio Residence borrows light from the adjacent master suite by means of a large sliding wall between the two rooms.
This article first appeared in the September 2018 issue of Pro Builder.

Cornelio

Laguna Beach, Calif.

 

Entrant/Architect/Interior designer: Anders Lasater Architects

Builder: Stipe Development

Landscape architect: The LA Studio

Photographer: Chad Mellon Photography

Size: 2,900 sf

Hard cost, excluding land: $1.2 million (est.)

Completion: January 2017

 

There were several challenges in designing this home for a family that ultimately wants to return to its native California when they retire from working in Wisconsin. The response to those challenges was, the judges said, judges found an innovative solution.

 Located on a narrow corner lot exposed to streets on both sides, the main floor needed to be secure, solid, and private, and the upper floors to be lighter and more transparent, says Anders Lasater, president of Anders Lasater Architects. The family also wanted a home that fit a carefree lifestyle, and that included an easily accessible in-law suite. 

Ultimately, the architects created an “upside down” house with a garage, entry, laundry, den, and “grandma suite” on the main level. Upstairs is an open plan that includes the kitchen, dining room, living room, master bedroom, master suite, and two outdoor decks. The living room borrows light from the master suite via a large sliding wall between the two rooms. The jury praised that cool feature as well as the outdoor cooking area, which feels secluded despite the home’s location. 

Related Stories

Award-Winning Projects

2020 Aurora Awards Winners: Multifamily, and Project of the Year

A selection of this year's winners in the Aurora Awards' highly competitive Multifamily category, including the Project of the Year

Award-Winning Projects

2020 Aurora Award Winners: Single-Family Detached and K+B

A selection of this year's winners in the Aurora Awards' Single-Family Detached category, including kitchens and baths

Forty Under 40

Editors' Tips: How to Nominate Someone for Pro Builder's Forty Under 40

Are you a home building industry standout or do you know a superstar in the industry? The 2021 Forty Under 40 recognition program is now open for entries. Check out these expert tips for applying

Advertisement
Advertisement

More in Category




Advertisement
Advertisement

Create an account

By creating an account, you agree to Pro Builder's terms of service and privacy policy.


Daily Feed Newsletter

Get Pro Builder in your inbox

Each day, Pro Builder's editors assemble the latest breaking industry news, hottest trends, and most relevant research, delivered to your inbox.

Save the stories you care about

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet lorem ipsum dolor sit amet.

The bookmark icon allows you to save any story to your account to read it later
Tap it once to save, and tap it again to unsave

It looks like you’re using an ad-blocker!

Pro Builder is an advertisting supported site and we noticed you have ad-blocking enabled in your browser. There are two ways you can keep reading:

Disable your ad-blocker
Disable now
Subscribe to Pro Builder
Subscribe
Already a member? Sign in
Become a Member

Subscribe to Pro Builder for unlimited access

Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.