Built by the Xten Architecture studio, the OpenHouse Front, side and rear elevations of the house slide open to erase all boundaries between indoors and out and connect the spaces to gardens and terraces on three levels.
The house was built on a challenging site, embedded into a narrow and sharply sloping property in the Hollywood Hills,USA.
XTEN Architecture is an award winning architecture firm located in Los Angeles, California, with satellite offices near Basel, Switzerland. Founded in 2000 by partners Monika Häfelfinger and Austin Kelly AIA, XTEN Architecture is a full service architecture and design firm specializing in cultural buildings, office and commercial facilities, large-scale residential projects and custom single family residences. Buildings are developed using the most innovative green technologies and materials available and guided efficiently from design through construction.