California Dreaming: A Golden Landscape on the Edge of the Continent
MARCH 2019 | Gardenista
Picture a house sitting in a meadow of California wildflowers, welcoming butterflies. That was the dream of clients who searched for two years for the right piece of land before buying a parcel on California’s central coast, near Carmel.
This Ranch Reinterprets The Country House Concept
DECEMBER 2018 | Elle Decor Spain
A weekend home, a retreat in Santa Lucia Mountains of Carmel - it's Ranch Oh, by Feldman Architecture. Surrounded by Valley Oak, a place of centuries-old trees, the house is shaped like a horseshoe with views of the surroundings.
Pretty Example of Architecture: Butterfly House, California
NOVEMBER 2018 | MANIFY
In the category of handsome houses: meet the Butterfly House. This home is built in the Santa Lucia Preserve, a 20,000-hectare estate near Carmel, California. The idea: to design a 'pension-ready' house in which the customer can live until his last day.
An Airy Woodland Retreat Nestled in Carmel’s Santa Lucia Preserve
NOVEMBER 2018 | One Kind Design
The home is utilized as a weekend getaway, whose design was developed around mature Valley Oak trees, forming a horseshoe-shaped residence. The overall design reflects a traditional ranch house with modern influences.
Butterfly House Featured In DIGS Magazine
APRIL 2018 | DIGS Magazine
The clients approached Feldman Architecture to design a retreat for eventual retirement and visits from their grown children—a retreat befitting the natural beauty of the location in the Santa Lucia Preserve, a 20,000 acre private development and land trust near Carmel, California.
Butterfly House / Feldman Architecture
NOVEMBER 2018 | ArchDaily
The clients approached Feldman Architecture to design a retreat for eventual retirement and visits from their grown children—a retreat befitting the natural beauty of the location in the Santa Lucia Preserve, a 20,000-acre private development, and land trust near Carmel, California.
An Inside Look at California's Caterpillar House
SEPTEMBER 2018 | Build with Rise
The first LEED Platinum custom home on California’s Central Coast defines the essence of sustainability. Combining an aesthetic, modern design, connection to the local landscape, and several essential elements of sustainable construction, the Caterpillar House can act as a prototype for homes seeking maximum sustainability, livability, and aesthetics.
Butterfly House design featured in DSigners
AUGUST 2018 | DSigners
Sitting lightly on the land, the house is divided into three pavilions that are topped by expressive butterfly roofs. Each pavilion has a separate function: the central pavilion houses the main living, dining, and cooking spaces, while two other pavilions provide for sleeping, bathing, and relaxing.
Uncrate Butterfly House Feature
2018 | Uncrate
Located on a 20,000-acre private preserve in California, the Butterfly House takes inspiration from the brightly-colored insects that inhabit the surrounding meadow.
9 Gorgeous Houses That Prove Your Dream Home Is Also A Green Home
DECEMBER 2017 | Huff Post
What is sustainability, and what would it look like in your own home? There are a lot of things you can do to reduce your carbon footprint, like going vegetarian or driving an electric car, but chances are your house maybe be having a larger impact on the environment than you’d like.
Ranch OH featured in Dwell Magazine
JULY 2016 | Dwell Magazine
We are EXCITED to share that one of our projects is showcased in the July issue of Dwell Magazine. The article features beautiful images and wonderful exposition of the Ranch OH project. Pick up a copy or visit our website for more details of this exciting build by Groza Construction.
Preserve acknowledges Groza Construction as builder of the month
JUNE 2014 | Santa Lucia Preserve
Congratulations to Mark Twisselman and crew who are currently working on a new home in the Santa Lucia Preserve. Last week the folks at the Preserve honored our crew for keeping a well maintained site. We were thrilled to be acknowledged.
Butterfly House featured on the cover of Dwell Magazine
APRIL 2014 | Dwell Magazine
A big thanks to Dwell for a great cover! Congratulations to Feldman Architecture and the entire project team. Mark Twisselman was the Groza job site superintendent on this amazing project. Mark has been with the company for 27 years and all of us at Groza are very thankful for his contribution.
Butterfly House Wins AIA Citation Award
JANUARY 2014 | AIA
The Butterfly House, which Groza Construction built, has won the Monterey AIA Chapter Citation Award. The house was designed by Feldman Architecture. Groza has now constructed four houses for Feldman Architecture within the Santa Lucia Preserve. With another successful completion under our belts – this surely won’t be the last effort for the Feldman/Groza team.
Builder’s Choice 2011 – Custom Less than 3,500 sq. ft.
OCTOBER 2011 | Builder Magazine
Having purchased one of 300 homesites in the Santa Lucia Preserve, the client for this custom home was adamant that the project have a strong environmental stewardship agenda but something that was unlike your typical suburban tract home.
AUGUST 2011 | Ecohome Magazine
On a bluff in the Santa Lucia Preserve in Carmel, Calif., the Caterpillar House sits as a striking example of how sustainable goals, client needs, traditional values, and modern design can come together to form a house as beautiful and functional as the breathtaking land surrounding it.
Home Green Home: Eco-Friendly Architecture on the Peninsula
WINTER 2008 | Carmel Magazine
From Carmel Magazine, Winter 2008
By Renee Brincks
Groza Construction, Inc. — A Foundation of Vision and Integrity
SUMMER 2007 | American Builders Quarterly
Visionary. That is perhaps the best descriptor for Groza Construction Inc., a California-based company founded in 1978 by Brian Groza. With an emphasis on elite custom homes in the Monterey Peninsula area, the 54-year-old builder does not shy away from challenges.
Respect for Nature Makes Good Design Sense
FALL 2006 | Homestyle by the Sea Magazine
Encompassing 20,000 unsullied acres in the Santa Lucia Mountains, The Preserve strikes a balance of respect for nature and historic lands with people’s desire to reside here. The “green design” of Dan and Sandy Feldman’s vacation retreat shares a strong attachment to those sentiments.