In Residence: Mark Haddawy / Victoria Hely-Hutchinson / NOWNESS / 2017
"My initial thought was to keep the second story because I thought it might be nice to have that extra space," he says. "But after spending a little time here, I quickly realized that it was just wrong for the house -- completely wrong."
He took the house back to how Lautner first imagined it, he says, at a cost of about $500,000. "I was running crews up every day," he says. "And I'm the kind of guy who'll just jump in, even if I'm wearing flip-flops or a nice shirt, and start ripping things apart." ➡︎