Categories: residential remodels

Tiburon Zen Med

Location Tiburon Date 2004-05 Description This mid-century bungalow is situated on a lagoon in San Francisco Bay. The clients wanted to simplify the detailing and introduce a calmness to the design. Working with local interior designer Candace Killman, we created calming elements in many rooms throughout the house. The master bath was one focus, with …

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Ross Tuscan Kitchen

Location Ross, CA Date 1993 Description This remodel simplified the common “servant’s” kitchen and quarters common to residential design in the 1920s. The Owners wanted to retain the “feel” of European Style and design, so the kitchen cabinets were purposefully “unfitted”, meaning they were designed as separate casework elements placed against adjacent walls, rather than …

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Lafayette Sea Ranch Contemporary

Location Lafayette, CA Date 1991-92 Description One of the more interesting elements of mid-century design in Northern California was the influence of the design for a small coastal community called Sea Ranch. A team of influential architectural leaders came together as a team to contribute many elements of this new, regionally inspired rustic style. Based …

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Rockridge Mediterranean

Location Oakland, CA Date 1991-92 Description This remodel reflects the unique character of the neighborhood as well as the clients. One client is an amateur magician and has a nationally-recognized collection of magic paraphernalia, as well as an extensive collection of art nouveau and historic European magic posters. The house was to become a showcase …

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Larkspur Craftsman

Location Larkspur Date 2015-16 Description This site is situated in a steep, heavily wooded canyon near central Larkspur. The property included an old shingle style home with a newer addition. The clients were seeking a better integration of the existing elements, and a clarification of the sequence of public spaces with some new eye-catching detailing …

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San Anselmo Mediterranean

Location San Anselmo, CA Date 1991 Description This remodel converted a one-story ranch house with awkward entry access into a gem for contemporary living. Creating a dominant entry, enclosing an unused rear patio as a solarium, and adding Tuscan detailing of arches and columns all helped to clarify the architectural theme and define access for …

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Ross Shingle Style 2

Location Ross, CA Date 2006 Description This project was a remodel and addition to a 60 year old home on a large lot. The site development plan called for the addition of a garage, guest house and pool. When the contractor began to dig the pool, the first bucket of dirt lifted into the air …

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