Yearly Archives: 2019
Looking for the perfect weekend get-away day trip? Visit the fun and exciting coastal community of Oxnard, Ventura County’s largest city. Discover Oxnard’s scenic location, friendly accommodations, white sandy beaches, outdoor adventures, downtown attractions, and award-winning festivals.
WHY VISIT? FESTIVALS + BEACHES + FARMERS MARKET + WINE TOURS + SHOPPINGContinue Reading ›
The small but charming coastal town of Carpinteria is located on the south coast of Santa Barbara County with an estimated population of 13,600. It is one of the Central Coasts hidden gems with its quiet beaches, local natural beauty, and a fine selection of shops and eateries within walking distance along Linden and Carpinteria Avenues.Continue Reading ›
Dive into summer with a trip to the Central Coasts very own Monterey Bay Aquarium located at the ocean’s edge near Monterey’s scenic Cannery Row.
About The Monterey Bay Aquarium
Today, more than 30 years after opening, the Monterey Bay Aquarium still remains a window to the habitats and sea life of one of the world’s richest marine regions. The non-profit aquarium opened its doors in October 1984 and continues to inspire ocean conservation to this day. Each year the world-class aquarium attracts as many as 2 million visitors who eagerly tread the 322,000 square foot facility containing almost 2.3 million gallons of tank volume.
With over 35,000 animals and plants representing over 550 species filling over 34 major galleries, there is no shortage of marine life to experience at this massive facility with its mesmerizing tanks and educational exhibits. Experience a giant octopus as it expands its tentacles, a hammerhead shark swimming towards you, or a school of sardines swirling all around you.Continue Reading ›
This 9,300 s.f. two-story custom beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the bluffs above is currently under construction. The design reflects the tight site restraints, Coastal Commission’s requirements, and the City of Carlsbad’s local ordinances while meeting with the Client’s desires for a unique home that is contemporary yet “soft” in appearance with a feeling of livability within.Continue Reading ›
–Harcourt & Kaufman Architects (H&K Architects)
We invite you to explore some of the initial 3D renderings highlighting this 9,300 s.f. two-story custom beach house overlooking the Pacific Ocean from the bluffs above. The design reflects the tight site restraints, Coastal Commission’s requirements, and the City of Carlsbad’s local ordinances while meeting with the Client’s desires for a unique home that is contemporary yet “soft” in appearance with a feeling of livability within.Continue Reading ›
This residential project consisted of two individual phases. A barn structure (phase I) and a new entry gate structure (phase II) to complement the existing residence. The 2,500 s.f. barn structure features an upstairs living space and deck and houses the clients RV and other vehicles.
The new gate structure at the entrance of the property features the same architectural style and detailing to complement the existing residence and new RV barn structure. We also incorporated built-up planters to compliment and soften the gate and wall elements. Appropriate lighting and irrigation were also incorporated as well as gate controls and security measures. See image gallery below!Continue Reading ›