Years later, Dennis had died, the kids had left for college, and I had met Greg Lapp, who agreed, without much coercion, to move into the space(s) I love. Greg […]
Dennis and I were so fortunate: my grandmother owned the big ranch house on the north side of the property as well as the land on which we eventually built—which […]
To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe. –Anatole France (on the white board in Dyson’s conference room) The […]
http://www.amazon.com/Architecture-Arthur-Dyson-Mark-Hammons/dp/1884995233 Publication Date: August 1995 This is the only book published in the US about Arthur Dyson and his work, and it’s time someone writes another. When I read Tracy […]
Organic homes don’t always look like other homes. Usually they’re designed from the inside-out to accommodate views or cross-breezes, to interact with the landscape, integrating the home into its surroundings, […]
It’s a small space, just 1800 square feet, but every inch is as alive as the forest that surrounds it. The living room spills onto the deck, but a deep […]
I live in an unusual home—it’s been called a “wooden shell,” a “paisley,” a “hobbit house,” “The Eye.” My late husband Dennis Lencioni and I built this organic, sensual passive-solar […]
It’s a low water year after an especially warm winter.
Looking back across the terrace to the garden
We’ve been removing the invasive (and misnamed) Trees of Heaven. Sycamores and oaks are the natives here.