A minimal materials palette of floor-to-ceiling glass, white plaster on the ceiling, and steel columns finished in automotive paint enhances the panoramic view from the cantilevered living room.

On a dramatic hillside terrace high above the LA basin, the architecture at Balance Hill reaches out to claim the striking views. While the more private functions are anchored within the stone base, moving from west to east, the public spaces of this home become progressively lighter and glassier. A dramatic living and dining pavilion perched above the gardens celebrates the view, the climate and the landscape.

The main-level garden terrace floats over the spa and fire pit areas as it reaches for the city lights below.

Maple cabinetry clads the entertainment wall in the lounge under a ceiling of exterior maple siding.

Project Details


Balance Hill


Los Angeles, CA



KAA Services


Landscape Architecture

Landscape Architecture

Robert Truskowski

Interior Design

Antonia Hutt & Associates

Lighting Design

KGM Architectural Lighting


Richard Holz, Inc


Manolo Langis

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