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Revitalizing Spanish Charm: Coyote Circle in Montecito, California

Nestled in the serene landscapes of Montecito, California, the Coyote Circle is an example of thoughtful design and a profound understanding of family dynamics. Designed by Studio Lyon/Szot, this 750 square foot addition to an existing Spanish-style home from the 1970s beautifully marries modernity with the rich heritage of California architecture.

Alan Tansey

The Coyote Circle project was conceived with a vision to create a connected living space capable of accommodating the multigenerational needs of a family. Studio Lyon/Szot, in collaboration with Allen Construction, embarked on a journey to enhance the existing structure while infusing it with new life and functionality.

One of the primary challenges was to unify the small, fragmented rooms of the original home into a cohesive and fluid living experience. The design team drew inspiration from contemporary Portuguese and Spanish aesthetics, resulting in a material palette that resonates with both tradition and innovation.

Alan Tansey

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A key aspect of the brief was to develop a flexible wing that could adapt to the evolving needs of the homeowners, whether it be for future in-home care or expanding family gatherings. Central to this concept was the creation of a shared space where cooking, living, and entertaining seamlessly converge.

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The project incorporates a carefully curated selection of materials, including Marvin Windows, natural soapstone, white oak, and Mexican handmade saltillo tile. These elements not only lend visual appeal but also contribute to the overall functionality and comfort of the space.

Alan Tansey

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Navigating through budget constraints, tight timelines, and compliance with fire district regulations posed significant challenges throughout the project. However, through meticulous planning and close collaboration, the team successfully overcame these obstacles, delivering a result that exceeded expectations.

Alan Tansey

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The homeowners, Christine and Bruce, both in their seventies, sought to revitalize their home to better suit their changing lifestyle and accommodate their growing family. Bruce, an executive at IMT Global, brings a love for Southern California living, while Christine's background in California politics and her passion for gardening infuse the project with a unique blend of perspectives.

Alan Tansey

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With a project size of 3250 square feet and a site size of 16500 square feet, the Coyote Circle seamlessly integrates into its surroundings, offering a harmonious balance of indoor and outdoor living spaces.

Alan Tansey

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