From a unique water feature to a standout kitchen island, this home was designed to dazzle   Christine and Rob had the basic concepts in mind for the mountain home of their dreams. A seamless indoor-outdoor connection. A large centralized kitchen and gathering space. Privacy for guests....

Cascading water features highlight the outdoor spaces, photo by Vance Fox   Desire for a barrel-vaulted living room results in a spectacular Martis Camp design   Sleek. Curvy. Stunning. The MWA-designed and NSM-built home in Truckee’s Martis Camp is a compilation of dramatic arcs, rustic materials and modern elements. The...

The Greenwoods were attracted to the alpine valley’s abundance of open space and long views, photo courtesy Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty   Custom furniture-maker uses creative spirit and on-site materials to overhaul historic ranch home   Nestled in the vast expanse of the Sierra Valley sits a home with a story...

Concrete proves its warmth in this impressive Martis Camp estate that blurs indoor and outdoor spaces   Thomas Edison—father of the light bulb, phonograph and early motion picture camera—also designed and built the first concrete homes in 1908, many of which are still standing and inhabited even...

Modern and traditional styles blend in this thoughtfully designed mountain home   The Grass family simply outgrew their first Martis Camp home. With prowess gleaned from the experience, the Bay Area couple embarked on their next project with valuable building savvy and a honed vision of their...

Fresh yet timeless lakefront home on Tahoe's West Shore draws inspiration from classic shoreline dwellings   At the intersection of land and water, Tahoe architecture has traditionally drawn inspiration from the pine-clad topography of the surrounding peaks. Mountain and mountain modern architecture dominate the 72 miles of...