Tellem Drive Residence 1,800 SF Pacific Palisades, CA Architecture by Michael Kovac Photography by Lars Frazer ence This 1970's ranch style home was remodeled to accomodate a growing family New oversized sliding doors frame the ocean view beyond. A modern, functional kitchen included custom concrete countertops and stainless steel appliances. The family room fireplace was simply executed in custom concrete to create a clean look. Pivot doors made of environmentally harvested mahogany form a counterpoint to the rift cut walnut cabinetry throughout. Steel columns were left exposed to include the structure as an integral design element.