Aidlin Darling Design Creates a Picturesque Northern California Home
2023 Best of Year Winner for Medium Country House
Despite such modern bona fides as flat planes, pared-down palettes, and open-to-the-outdoors living spaces, this primary dwelling and guesthouse, together totaling nearly 8,000 square feet, have agrarian roots and exemplify sustainability and longevity—which also happen to be guiding principles of Interior Design Hall of Fame members David Darling and Joshua Aidlin’s studio. Sited on a working farm with challenging topography, the main residence is constructed on the pads of its predecessor, minimizing disruption to the landscape. Stone, concrete, and other hardy materials buffer against heat and fire danger. Abundant glazing, some of it operable, abets influx of daylight and framing of views. Perhaps the greatest measure of success? Fruit and vegetables harvested year-round are guided through the central courtyard en route to the kitchen or storage.
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DAVID DARLING; CHERIE LAU; MICHAEL PIERRY; PETER LARSEN; ADAM ROUSE; CHIP HUBERT; MIN CHOE; SARAH KIA; TORY WOLCOTT; BAPTISTE BOGET.
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