Chateau des Fleurs
By William Hefner
208 Pages / Over 150 Illustrations
Chateau des Fleurs is an extraordinary book documenting the creation of one of the most unique and exquisite private houses built in Los Angeles in recent years. Inspired by classic French chateaux, the Chateau des Fleurs is a contemporary house galvanized by iconic French locations like the Loire Valley and the historical Burgundy. Readers follow the journey of the meticulous craftsmanship from conception to completion that spanned nearly a decade and resulted in a Hollywood dream come true. Currently the largest home in Los Angeles to date, the chateau measures more than 60,000 square feet. Chateau des Fleurs is a historical document for those who are interested in architecture, history, and for those who dream of beautiful and unusual homes.
About the Author
William Hefner is the founder of the Los Angeles-based architecture firm Studio William Hefner. His practice encompasses built and restoration architecture, interior and furniture design, landscape architecture and design. Known for his versatility in both traditional and modernist architecture, Hefner has created landmark estates over the years in a variety of styles. He is the author of California Homes and his work is widely published in books and magazines both in the United States and internationally.