The Brecon Estate Winery is located on the “Emerald Necklace” of Paso Robles’ wine growing region. The owners decided to completely renovate the existing structures and create a stronger relationship with the landscape. In order to create a modern space with a laid back atmosphere, the architects stripped away the existing faux-historic decoration and replaced it withearthen plaster and an untreated cedarrain screen, which will age naturally as time goes on.
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The tasting area is organized around a large oak tree and connects indoor and outdoor spaces including a large cantilevered deck, pocketing doors, and a tasking bar. Thanks to its simplicity and restraint combined with smart organization, the project received the2016 San Francisco AIA Design Award.
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Photos by Adam Rouse