A Modern Modular Mansion With Moveable Rooms

Architectural Digest met with legendary California architect Ed Niles at his famous Milton Sidney Malibu House, an ultra-modern modular mansion built in 1992, with rooms that can be moved to anywhere along the structure’s spine. Niles gave an informative tour of each room in the house, explaining the concept behind the house and how it was used.

If you were to imagine life on Mars your mind might conjure an image similar to this extraordinary residence. Built by architect Ed Niles in 1992, his experimental builds have been redefining the architecture of Southern California for decades. The innovative design features a long structure with modular rooms that can be unhooked and rearranged along the house’s spine. Join Ed as he talks you through the creative process behind this architectural marvel.