Rios Residence

The architectural "flavors" of Santa Barbara and the owner's childhood memories of a Land Park classic were the starting points for this design. Gladding McBean roof tiles cap the turreted entry, which is surrounded by a striking, wrought-iron rail overlook and leaded, glass punched windows. "Saltillo" tiles run throughout, accented by niches, alcoves, arches and hand-painted decorative tile work. The spacious interiors are filled with details and furnishings handmade in Mexico specifically for this project, along with locally hand cast counters and rustic wood detailing.