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A 1970’s Mt. Olympus House Transformed in the Center of LA

06.08.15 | By
A 1970’s Mt. Olympus House Transformed in the Center of LA
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Alexander Purcell Rodrigues is well-known for his incredible furniture designs but did you know he tackles houses too? The multi-hyphenated designer designed and rebuilt a 1970’s Mt. Olympus house in the Hollywood Hills area that’s complete with spectacular city views.

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The open floor plan easily transitions to the outdoor patio extending the square footage for California living. A flat overhanging roof helps with sun protection.

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Grey Porcelanosa white oak floors draw your eyes to the view out back.

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The kitchen was custom designed with floor to ceiling white oak cabinets creating visual continuity. The lack of hardware also contributes to the seamless look. A massive white oak countertop overhangs and is used to seat six.

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Walls and ceilings are kept white and are paired with warm wood details as not to distract from the view.

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Double doors in the master bedroom lead to a custom pool and spa that are set into a bluestone terrace.

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The bathrooms are spa-like with Axor and Porcelanosa fixtures and finishes.

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A shower big enough for the whole family!

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Photos by Simon Berlyn.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.