travel united states california sea ranch
ARCHITECTS: MLTW, Charles Moore, Donlyn Lyndon, William Turnbull, and Richard Whitaker, and others.
California's north coast Sea Ranch residential community was the architectural phenomenon of the 1960s and 1970s.
It's influence can still be seen in today's contemporary coastal architecture."
The clean bold geometric shapes, with a minimum of exterior detail, seem ideal for the harsh
salt air climate and high winds that would attack and rapidly deteriorate more detailed styles.
Architects MLTW, Charles Moore, Donlyn Lyndon, William Turnbull, and Richard Whitaker started with Condominium #1 in 1964.
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Coastline, Sea Ranch, California, 2007.
The distinctive shed roofs and weathered cedar siding still makes the main office and restaurant distinctive.
Architect: Joe Esherick (original phase)
Non-denominational chapel, Sea Ranch, California, 2007.
This award winning public non-denominational chapel is one of my favorite examples of this style of fanciful organic architecture.
Architect: James T. Hubbell (1985)
Chapel entry, Sea Ranch, California, 2007.
Chapel interior, Sea Ranch, California, 2007.
North Fire Station carries on the theme, Sea Ranch, California, 2007.
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