Soul Searching By The Sea

The new Fall 2014 issue of CA-Modern magazine explores the utopian euphoria that surrounded its inception in a retrospective entitled ‘Soul-searching by the Sea.’

For the story, Features Editor Dave Weinstein interviewed architects who helped develop the look of Sea Ranch, sometimes called the Third Bay Tradition as it followed on the heels of two prior architectural waves also led by Berkeley architects.

He also plumbed the writings of others, notably Sea Ranch architects Donlyn Lyndon and William Turnbull and famed landscape architect Lawrence Halprin, who master-planned the community in the early ’60s.

If you’re interested in reading this article online you can find it at