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The Benson House / Frank Gehry, Architect

[id# 100] SOLD

Deasy Penner & Partners / Craig Terrien & Margot Tempereau

 This landmarked home is being offered for the first time by the Benson Family.  Calabasas Historical Landmark, No. 2

This landmarked home is being offered for the first time by the Benson Family.

Calabasas Historical Landmark, No. 2

 Applying his deconstructivist “village” concept to a sloped view site in Calabasas, Gehry expresses the family home as a discrete collection of volumes, one containing the living quarters, another the sleeping quarters, and an unbuilt carport.

Applying his deconstructivist “village” concept to a sloped view site in Calabasas, Gehry expresses the family home as a discrete collection of volumes, one containing the living quarters, another the sleeping quarters, and an unbuilt carport.

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 A palette of materials such as asphalt roofing used for exterior sheathing, plywood both painted and unfinished, concrete floors, and unfinished exposed rafters provide striking contrasts and the suggestion of a house as yet unfinished.

A palette of materials such as asphalt roofing used for exterior sheathing, plywood both painted and unfinished, concrete floors, and unfinished exposed rafters provide striking contrasts and the suggestion of a house as yet unfinished.

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 Two bedrooms, a loft work space, and two bathrooms are separated from the open, voluminous living space with a third bathroom and laundry by exterior corridors and connected by wood bridges.

Two bedrooms, a loft work space, and two bathrooms are separated from the open, voluminous living space with a third bathroom and laundry by exterior corridors and connected by wood bridges.

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  Large windows capture stunning views of the Valley below.

 Large windows capture stunning views of the Valley below.

 2 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1719sf, 15116sf lot

2 bedrooms, 3 baths, 1719sf, 15116sf lot

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