This exceptional present day house was renovated by ODS Architecture in collaboration with Eastwood Advancement, situated in a community with just one of the few brick streets still left in San Francisco, California. Originally intended by Marquis Associates Architects in 1965, this 5,000-square-foot dwelling offers an expansive multi-stage atrium centered around a large Ficus tree and topped with a fifteen by fifteen foot motorized retractable skylight.
Considering the fact that this property was around fifty several years previous, it lacked the good insulation and experienced one-glazed home windows that needed to be up-to-date for energy performance. The initial property also had a great deal of stairs, in some cases duplicating circulation paths, nevertheless, the house experienced incredible sights of San Francisco and felt like you lived among the the tree cover.
Previously mentioned: The exterior facade of this dwelling is stained cedar siding. New decks and balconies had been created to greater delight in the outside area.
The scope of this undertaking entailed opening up the dwelling areas to the views even though creating a new visible palette to develop a light-weight and airy inside. Fleetwood twin-glaze and thermally broken aluminum home windows alongside with a new Rollamatic roof retractable skylight aided to deal with the temperature difficulties. Picking out darkish components pulls and oak cabinetry more than new limestone floors retained the interiors shiny. Beneath the floors, is a premier hydronic radiant floor heating process by Warmboard.
What We Appreciate: This just one-of-a-type modern house in a great San Francisco neighborhood respects the primary architecture of the house. The three-story atrium with its significant rolling skylight and spectacular staircase is our most loved feature of this wonderfully reimagined, split-amount house.
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Over: The fire was clad with a quartzite slab hand chosen by the owner and the created-in couch we developed to complement the hues of the slab.
Previously mentioned: The staircase is a mix of glass and vertical picket railing. Cedar siding on the exterior was brought within to deliver continuity.
Previously mentioned: Tubini pendant lights by Ricca Style are suspended above the grand piano.
Earlier mentioned: The atrium area characteristics a skylight above, a dining area at mid-level, and the dwelling space positioned 50 percent a level down.
Previously mentioned: The informal entry from the street-dealing with backyard garden courtyard is made up of the kitchen area and family members space.
Earlier mentioned: This open up structure kitchen has a large quartz island with cabinet doors and storage underneath.
Above: The home office environment options Raydoor sliders to close it off when its necessary for use as a spare bedroom.
Higher than: The laundry home is situated on the second stage, showcasing an out of doors deck with panoramic views of the San Francisco Bay.
Over: This front courtyard is the entry place of this house with new cedar siding and Fleetwood windows.
PHOTOGRAPHER Paul Dyer Pictures
In advance of THE RENOVATION