Malibu Magnificance!

When architect Lewin Wertheimer began building the East Coast–inspired, shingle-style property in Malibu that he’d spent a couple of years designing for a client, he never anticipated what would happen next. “We went through the entire design phase and actually started construction on the property,” says Wertheimer, “and then the couple decided to stop construction and put the property and partially finished house up for sale.”