The Benedict Canyon Residence By Whipple Russell Architects

Whipple Russell Architects have designed a modern house that sits within Beverly Hills, California, and has views of the surrounding area. #ModernArchitecture #ModernHouse

Photography by William MacCollum

 

Whipple Russell Architects have designed a modern house in Beverly Hills, California, that has views of the surrounding area.

 

A spiral driveway leads to the house, that required a 10-foot high retaining wall to create a sturdy level pad for building on the empty lot.

Whipple Russell Architects have designed a modern house that sits within Beverly Hills, California, and has views of the surrounding area. #ModernHouse #ModernArchitecture

Photography by William MacCollum

Upon arrive to the house, on the left is a set of stairs that are positioned over a reflecting pool and lead to a photography studio and a gallery space, suitable for hanging the home owner’s large art projects.

Wide horizontal pavers guide guests to the front door of the house, that’s reached by steps surrounded by water. Beside the water feature is a chiseled marble ledger stone wall.


Wide horizontal pavers guide guests to the front door of this modern house, that's reached by steps surrounded by water. Beside the water feature is a chiseled marble ledger stone wall. #ModernHouse #ModernLandscaping

Photography by William MacCollum

The large center-pivot front door opens to reveal the dramatic foyer,


The large center-pivot front door opens to reveal the dramatic double-height foyer of this modern house. #PivotingDoor #Foyer

Photography by William MacCollum

An olive tree lives in the foyer, with the help of grow lights, and off the the side, is a formal dining room.


This modern house has an olive tree that lives in the foyer, with the help of grow lights, and off the the side, is a formal dining room. #DiningRoom #OliveTree

Photography by William MacCollum

Large earth toned porcelain tiles flow smoothly down three steps and into the living area that’s lined with a series of wall-sized glass pocket doors.


Large earth toned porcelain tiles flow smoothly down three steps and into this modern living area that's lined with a series of wall-sized glass pocket doors. #ModernLivingRoom #Fireplace #Windows

Photography by William MacCollum

In the kitchen, Dekton Quartz has been used for the counters and island, while the cabinets are made from Italian walnut and Wenge wood. The custom kitchen dining table that joins the island is made from Calcutta porcelain, with built-in Yakiniku grills, imported from Japan.


In this modern kitchen, Dekton Quartz has been used for the counters and island, while the cabinets are made from Italian walnut and Wenge wood. The custom kitchen dining table that joins the island is made from Calcutta porcelain, with built-in Yakiniku grills, imported from Japan. #ModernKitchen

Photography by William MacCollum

The living areas of the home, as well as a few bedrooms, all open up to the deck, the backyard with a fireplace, and a swimming pool.


The living areas of this modern house, as well as a few bedrooms, all open up to the deck, the backyard with a fireplace, and a swimming pool. #SwimmingPool #ModernHouse

Photography by William MacCollum

Back inside, there’s another living room with curved couches and a wall of built-in wood shelving.


This contemporary living room has curved couches and a wall of built-in wood shelving. #CurvedCouch #Shelving

Photography by William MacCollum

Stairs with a glass and metal handrail follow the wall and lead up to the second floor of the home.


Stairs with a glass and metal handrail follow the wall and lead up to the second floor of this modern home. #ModernStairs

Photography by William MacCollum

Upstairs, there’s the master bedroom suite that has an indoor/outdoor gray, stacked-stone fireplace that also heats the terrace outside. The ceiling features solid walnut planks, while the flooring is custom stained 10-inch oak flooring.


This modern master bedroom suite has an indoor/outdoor gray, stacked-stone fireplace that also heats the terrace outside. The ceiling features solid walnut planks, while the flooring is custom stained 10-inch oak flooring. #MasterBedroom #Fireplace

Photography by William MacCollum

In the master bathroom, there’s a freestanding bath that sits beside the window, as well as a glass enclosed Carrara marble shower and quartz counters.


In this modern master bathroom, there's a freestanding bath that sits beside the window, as well as a glass enclosed Carrara marble shower and quartz counters. #MasterBathroom #ModernBathroom

Photography by William MacCollum | Architect: Marc Whipple AIA | Project Manager: Jeremy Maines | General Contractor: Barry Chase, CMF Homebuilders | Interior Designer: Linda Dahan

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