• September 22, 2021

    Skyhouse winner of the Archinect 2021 International Architecture Awards

    Skyhouse is announced as winner of 2021 International Architecture Awards (Private House).

    Organized by The Chicago Athenaeum and The European Centre for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies, the program celebrates the world’s best and most boundary-pushing buildings and urban planning projects. A shortlist of 400 projects had been selected from over 800 entries from 46 countries.


  • August 30, 2021

    Luxe RED Award Contemporary/Modern Architecture Regional Winner - RF House

    RF House named 2021 Luxe RED Regional Winner in Contemporary/ Modern Architecture category.


    Interconnected volumes and planes define this Los Angeles residence. Working with Chimera Interiors, warm materials and earth tones were selected for the bathrooms to create an intimate environment.

  • August 4, 2021

    Skyhouse featured on Designboom

  • July 13, 2021

    Skyhouse featured in Architect Magazine

  • May 26, 2021

    AIA|LA Residential Awards 2021 - Strandhouse

    Strandhouse receives 2021 AIA|LA Residential Award (Single Family Residential – Medium | Merit Award)

  • March 1, 2021

    Urban Bonfire Fireside Chat | How Swiss Roots Lead to Exceptional California Crafted Modern Architecture

    Ryan Bloom welcomes President and Founding Partner Monika Haefelfinger and Principal Scott Utterstrom of XTEN Architecture on The Fireside Chat™ podcast.


    Monika and Scott discuss the architect’s role in articulating their client’s vision, even in smaller spaces in densely populated urban areas, the commonality between Californian, European and Middle Eastern clients in their wish to create a comfortable and welcoming home for their families, where they seek inspiration, and how they bring the progressive and experimental spirit of Los Angeles into their projects.


    Find it on Apple podcasts, Spotify or Google podcasts, as well as on Urban Bonfire's Youtube Channel here:

  • December 10, 2020

    AIA|CA Residential Awards 2020 - Inohouse

    Inohouse receives 2020 AIA|CA Residential Award.


  • November 2, 2020

    AIA|LA Design Awards 2020 - SkyHouse

    Skyhouse receives 2020 AIA|LA Design Awards (Typology: Single-Family Residential)

  • October 1, 2020

    Architectural Record | Skyhouse

    Skyhouse featured as House of the Month (October 2020).


  • September 9, 2020

    Skyhouse x Mansion Global

    Skyhouse featured in Mansion Global: "An L.A. Home With a Ceiling Crafted From Tiny Skylights Lists for $25 Million":


  • August 20, 2020

    Skyhouse x LA Times

    Skyhouse featured in LA Times "Casey Wasserman drops $23.6 million on a futuristic mansion in the Bird Street":


  • August 12, 2020

    AIA|LA Skyhouse Virtual Tour

    Skyhouse Virtual Tour by XTEN Architecture | Winner of AIA/LA 2020 Residential Merit Award

    Presented by Monika Haefelfinger (President) and Scott Utterstrom (Principal).


    August 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm PDT

  • June 18, 2020

    La Moraleja Villa x Arch Record

    La Moraleja Villa featured in Architectural Record:


  • June 18, 2020

    AIA|LA Residential Awards 2020 - SkyHouse

    Skyhouse receives 2020 AIA|LA Residential Merit Award

  • June 18, 2020

    AIA|LA Residential Awards 2020 - INO House

    INO House receives 2020 AIA|LA Residential Merit Award

  • March 31, 2020

    Built By Women Showcase - XTEN Architecture

    XTEN Architecture selected in Los Angeles, “Built By Women” Exhibit Showcasing 56 Projects. 

    Started in 2014, Beverly Willis Architecture Foundation celebrates women’s contributions to the built environment. In addition to recognizing and supporting the diverse women working in the building professions, Built By Women provides strong role models and mentors for both current professionals and students.

    From 100 submissions, 56 architectural, engineering and constructions projects were selected by a jury of national professionals in the industries. A designed map of the selected projects was created to showcase the projects and the Built By Women initiative. Previous Built By Women initiatives focused on Manhattan (2018), Washington D.C. (2016) and New York City (2014).

    For more information visit:

  • February 28, 2020

    Doctoring Up Design Lecture Series

    XTEN's President Monika Haefelfinger participates in lecture series hosted by Tracy Metro at Design Hardware in Los Angeles on February 28th.


    "Contagious Creativity"

    Great design galvanizes even better design. The dynamics driving the continuous evolution of Architecture from A+ to X.

  • November 26, 2019

    CXD Podcast with Scott Utterstrom

    Convo by Design Podcast: Thinking Local and Global Design | 248 | Scott Utterstrom


    Available on Apple Podcasts

  • September 3, 2019

    CXD Podcast with Monika Haefelfinger

    Convo by Design Podcast: World Class Design with Monika Haefelfinger | 235 | XTEN Architecture


    Available on Apple Podcasts

  • August 12, 2019

    American Architecture Award 2019 - La Moraleja Villa

    La Moraleja Villa receives 2019 American Architecture Award.

  • July 9, 2019

    La Moraleja Villa x The Plan

    La Moraleja Villa feature in The Plan IT: "Minimalist Showcase for Art".


  • July 2, 2019

    Luxe Magazine - Hillcrest House

    Hillcrest House featured in Luxe Interiors + Design Magazine July/August 2019.

  • June 17, 2019

    LA Design Festival

    XTEN's X3 installation at the LA Design Festival on display June 20-23 at ROW DTLA!

  • May 18, 2019

    AWA+D Symposium

    XTEN's President Monika Haefelfinger joins panel at anual Association for Women in Architecture + Design "Career by Design"  Symposium.

  • February 21, 2019

    Hermosa Beach on the Strand

    Construction underway!