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Community News Saturday, May 14th, 2011 at 9:01 pm

Home tour: In Santa Monica, modern house soars with a heart of glass and skeleton of steel

Giorgio-Scali-cantilever From the front, you’d never know the balancing act that Giorgio Scali’s new Santa Monica house pulls off in back. The master suite hovering over Pepita, above, provides shade for the cozy backyard conversation area pictured below. At the heart of architect Victoria Casasco’s design is an open-plan living area, a beautiful glass box whose ceiling soars 23 feet.

David Hay has the story, or you can soak it all in through our 21-image photo gallery.

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Photos: Liz O. Baylen / Los Angeles Times

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