Modern House | Modern Homes That Charm

Modern House | Modern Homes That Charm

BTA contrasts bold forms, crisp details + warm materials to create places people love to live. We create the truly modern house.

Insanely Great Malibu Homes. Homes that live well, homes that show well. Places people love to live, places people love to show off. Modern Homes that charm. Traditional homes that amaze.

Our process requires first that we learn to understand our owners, their needs, lifestyle and dreams. We learn what charms them, relaxes them, thrills them. Next we research and brainstorm. We collect a plethora of images, as we find that this is the best way to help our clients communicate their desires to us. We paste-up old school boards of images, and let our clients live with them. After they have done so, they are able to tell us what they love, what they hate, what they want.

We love modern homes, but especially love them when they are bold, bright and serve up fabulous views AND are warm and comfortable places to live. We like strong architecture, lots of glass, light and endless views. We like warm materials, contrasts, layers and textures.

We have lived and traveled extensively in the old world as well. We love traditional architecture, and love it best when it is authentic. We do extensive research into forms, details, materials colors and textures. Individually, these details often seem insignificant. Combined to create a home or commercial place, then make the magic.

Written by

Brent Thompson is expert in destination design: the master planning and architectural design of public places, including retail, resort, entertainment and town center destinations. Thompson has over twenty-five years of experience in architecture, concept design, master planning and urban design for a wide range of domestic and international clients, including every major entertainment company, with a rich portfolio of projects in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and North America. Thompson’s history is unique among architects. He was educated traditionally as an architect and planner, a course he followed in his first ten years of practice. He further had opportunity to live and work in Prague, where he was a founding partner of Architects’ Atelier Praha and refined his theoretical approach to architectural design. Upon his return to the United States two years later, he began a five year parenthesis, designing entertainment venues for most of Hollywood’s major studios. Entertainers are students of human psychology, and expert at the idioms of story telling and metaphors. Hollywood is extremely pragmatic in its approach, and places great emphasis on the “guest experience,” and Thompson emerged from that time a unique designer. Though now running a more traditional architecture and planning practice, he has learned to combine design theory with entertainment based pragmatism. His projects are media rich, multi-layered, metaphorical, expressive and culturally relevant. Perhaps more important, they work. He has throughout his varied career been involved in the pragmatic study of the way people use spaces, and the knowledge gained is the basis for each of his designs. He has further learned how to hear the vision of clients and to translate their vision into reality. Specialties Expert in retail, town center, resort, mixed-use, urban design and public space master planning and architectural design

No Comments Yet.

Leave a Comment

You must be logged in to post a comment.