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PENINSULA PEDIGREE on the market. By Darren Elms “I reach into the deepest limits of my imagination, then bring the concept back into architectural reality.” – Edward Paul Giddings AN EDWARD PAUL GIDDINGS VILLA I n the late 1950s, San Francisco-based architect Edward Paul Giddings ventured to a region that would forever change the perspective of his work. Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, with its mysterious Mayan ruins, natural beauty, and blue waters, inspired the adventurous young designer. He continued his journey north to Puerto Vallarta where he furthered his cultural and historic education. His love for the country fueled a passion for craftsmanship and the use of local materials in building. By the time he returned to the states, his architectural mission would influence spectacular villas for some of our country’s wealthiest families. A wonderful example of Giddings’ borrowed Mexican spirit, this approximately 7,500-square foot home sits on another Special Advertising Section September/October 2007 Luxury Life & Style 81

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