How Important is your Thermal Envelope?

How Important is your Thermal Envelope?

First, you might ask . . .”What is a thermal envelope?” A thermal envelope consists of all the building components that protect the interior of a home from the outdoors, including non-livable space. Homes built in California must adhere to Title 24, a section of the California Code of Regulations, which govern our building codes – including energy and mechanical…

Directions in Design and Lifestyle – Traditional Farmhouse with Contemporary Style

Directions in Design and Lifestyle – Traditional Farmhouse with Contemporary Style

We’re proud to be building a very inspired Contemporary Farmhouse with a modern studio in Brentwood, designed by Karen Putman of p2 Design. In this project, we’re building a new home containing approx. 4,200 sq. ft. at the front of a larger lot containing an existing pool and a 768 sq. ft. studio building. The existing studio is a modern sculpture of…

Project Showcase: Warm Contemporary

Project Showcase: Warm Contemporary

Structure Projects

This home is situated on a property overlooking an expansive and beautiful valley view. The contemporary design features an open plan form with rooms created in open spaces surrounding a central kitchen area. The design is driven by the view with all rooms finding the vistas and opening out…to a yard, an outdoor living, dining and pool area…all perched over…

Project Showcase: Contemporary Modern / Transitional

Project Showcase: Contemporary Modern / Transitional

Structure Projects

We are so proud of this home, the client and the opportunity. This home is LEED Certified by the US Green Building Council and therefore reflects an effort to carefully consider all of its design and material selections in terms of site and plan design for improved energy efficiency, water/air quality, resource (recycle/re-use) management and durability. The design reflects the…

Directions in Design and Lifestyle – Contemporary Farmhouses

Directions in Design and Lifestyle – Contemporary Farmhouses

In almost all the homes we are building now, and perhaps over the past 2-3 years, we are seeing an attraction toward more contemporary elements of design. We can witness this shift first in the retail design directions of Restoration Hardware, where just a few years ago the retailers’ catalog moved into the whites and warm gray tones and mixed…

Our People…Our Promise

Our People…Our Promise

There is a direct relationship between the strength and cohesiveness of the people within our organization and the quality homes and relationships we build with our clients. We recently celebrated the 20th anniversary of Structure Home! In that time, we have assembled and developed a team that is experienced, knowledgeable, responsible, and reliable — consistently performing in an excellent manner….

Inspiration and Vision for the New Structure Offices

Inspiration and Vision for the New Structure Offices

Company Updates

New Corporate Headquarters located at 21860 Burbank Blvd., Suite 110 (South) The new corporate office is located in a beautiful campus environment in Warner Center. The buildings and lobby are professional, clean and upscale. The campus feel and constant exposure to the people that share it with us is refreshing, calming and pleasant. We intentionally chose space on the ground…

Project Showcase: Classic California Georgian Colonial

Project Showcase: Classic California Georgian Colonial

Structure Projects

Having lived in our nation’s capital, the family we built this home with wanted a home steeped in classic traditional architecture. As inspiration for the design of the new home, they chose the great classic architecture of southern California’s famous architect, Paul Williams. Karen Putman of p2 Design and Lizzie Dinkel of Elizabeth Dinkel Interiors collaborated with the balance of…

Project Showcase: Cape Cod Shingle-Side

Project Showcase: Cape Cod Shingle-Side

Structure Projects

This is a very special home and we are very proud of it. The clients, including their children, were all involved in the creation of this comfortable and casual home…a true reflection of their lifestyle. Situated on a 16,000+ square foot flat property, this Shingle-side Cape Cod home contains 6,685 sq. ft. of living area plus 1,043  sq. ft. of…

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