Sonoma: From a 1950’s era ranch house on ½ acre to a modern Craftsman home, using reclaimed stone to accent the expansive, neighbor friendly front porch, local rock for the yard landscaping, multiple plantings of native vegetation to accent the yard, with a drip irrigation system. High efficiency heating and air conditioning systems, upgraded insulation package, energy efficient, low-E windows and patio doors. Custom cabinets throughout.
Mt. Tamalpais: A stunning
design for a small retreat nestled in the redwoods. This small home,740
sq. ft., 1 bedroom, 1 bath, was crafted for a San Francisco couple. The
materials and scale blend unobtrusively with the surrounding forest.
High performance glazing throughout with operable clerestory windows for
cross ventilation. Non-toxic insulation. Low VOC finishes. High
Sausalito: Renovating a 2
bedroom, 2 bath 1973 tract home into a Mediterranean modern that offers
views from Belvedere Island all across the Bay to San Francisco.
Reclaimed Chestnut flooring provides a warm contrast to the authentic
Venetian plaster walls. Mahogany doors, Carrera marble counters, Cornufe’
range/oven, concrete vanity sinks. 95% efficient furnace, on demand
tankless hot water heater, high efficient/low E glazing in windows and
patio doors. Upgraded formaldehyde-free insulation, low or no VOC
finishes. Cradle to cradle carpeting. Super low-maintenance landscaping
with native plantings. Stone walls crafted entirely from on-site
material. Hand stained and sealed saltillo tiles cover the 5 balconies
and terraces, with custom forged wrought iron railings.