Controversial 13,000 Sq. Ft. Home Gets Approved
The four-bedroom, six-bath home features an indoor pool, and is an "introverted sculptural structure," according to Hadid's firm. While sitting on only a half-acre site, the distinctive roof will be seen from a distance:
"Members of the [La Jolla Community Planning Association] claimed that the project violated the local planned district ordinance and worried that the house was, as member Ed Furtek put it at a meeting, 'significantly different from other neighborhood homes.' Another member, Dale Naegle, went further: 'If we approve this we might as well as abandon our La Jolla Shores Planned District Ordinance It is a beautiful house, but it doesn't fit.'"
Pictures at The Architect's Newspaper.