Project name: Phoenix House
Project location: Cardiff-by-the-Sea, Encinitas, California
Firm name: Sebastian Mariscal Studio
The architecture is poetic, simple, and well detailed. The interior/exterior relationship is compellingly explored. Independent volumes let light shimmer through the seams. This jewel box is exquisitely detailed, and clearly benefited from a generous budget, but without additional context in the presentation, can’t be fully understood.