Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
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Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark

Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
Dark, cement fiberboard-siding provides a visual contrast to the home’s white-walled living spaces. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
On the main floor, common areas open through pocketing doors to a dining patio and a courtyard with a fire pit. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
Designed by W3 Architects, the minimalist-modern home in Torrance utilizes such sustainable building practices as cross ventilation, setback windows and operable skylights. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
The open-concept kitchen and dining area. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
White Oak and polished concrete floors. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
Known as the Monokuro House, the subdued two-story was designed to evoke the light and dark contrast found in traditional Japanese architecture. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
Wood decking. (Joel Reis Photography)
Home of the Week | Modern Torrance home finds balance between light and dark
The living area is 2,500 square feet, with three bedrooms and three bathrooms. (Joel Reis Photography)
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