Looking Beyond Green. That was the headline for yesterday's LA Times House&Garden feature on the newly built home of Bob Beitcher and his wife Carol in Santa Monica. The key point about the design is that it doesn't scream "Eco friendly" but rather, the primary thing is that the house has "an architecturally interesting design, and the punch line is that it's got all these sustainable design features." The house is another example of a new generation of "green" homes that are sleek and modern, and is "more than a soapbox." We are loving the use of the amber bamboo flooring on the ceiling!
Read the rest of the very interesting article here. Images by Allen J. Schaben for the Los Angeles Times