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    Architect Annette Wiley turned her 1950s tract home in Corona del Mar into a contemporary residence remodeled with environmentally friendly materials and practices. The siding is ipe wood and cement board with recycled content. The steps leading to the entry are decomposed granite.













    Annette Wiley: Tract house made modern - K: Wiley hot tub - Los Angeles Times

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    Wow! I think she did a terrific job. No tract house feel here.
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    Want this one.

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    I really like it.
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    the outside of the house is nice but inside, i only like the kitchen.
    the garden and landscaping are gorgeous though.
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    the inside is alright, it just needs a little funk and sass
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    I love those steps!
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    Reminds me of the beach house my family use to have.

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    It's a little too dark wood/stark white for my taste, but it's very pretty for the most part.
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    I like the japanese desert fusion.

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