Found during deconstruction: floor plans for the original house, tucked into the wall cavity. They date back to 1958! It's literally a time capsule from another era of home design and construction.
Hard to explain in words. Easier to explain through drawing.
Let's surround ourselves with colors and textures that spark joy.
Don't worry Mr. Oak Tree. We've designed framed views of you, through large windows and skylights, for this new and open kitchen.
Ellsworth Kelly at the SFMOMA.
Sometimes it's easy to lose sight of the fact that these homes are handmade. So many hours. So many hands. It's important to stop and just marvel at the beauty and craft of construction itself.
Exploring Orcas Island. I'm always fascinated by expertise, obsession, and craft.
Our office took a field trip to see the Sea Ranch exhibit at the SFMOMA. This photo of a site model, made with sugar cubes and push pins, was a good reminder of how anything can everything can inspire architecture.
This one is between the studs, right on the inside face of plywood sheathing. It will eventually get covered up with insulation, but will remain as a beautiful time capsule of how our team figured out the details of a sleeping nook. At our Amarillo Avenue Residence, with Augie Peccei of Coast to Coast Development.