Lost and Foundation

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January 15, 2009
Tony and Rachel Sherman were simply trying to buy a house, but what they found instead was a foundation—a discovery that transformed them from home buyers to home builders virtually overnight. Read Full Article
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  Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy designed the Shermans’ Mill Valley, California, home on top of an existing foundation that was intended for an 8,600-square-foot McMansion, but left abandoned for ten years.  Photo by: Noah Webb
    Architect Lorcan O’Herlihy designed the Shermans’ Mill Valley, California, home on top of an existing foundation that was intended for an 8,600-square-foot McMansion, but left abandoned for ten years.

    Photo by: Noah Webb

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  The Shermans’ living room is outfitted with Ligne Roset Smala sofas by Pascal Mourgue and a Kenga rug by Angela Adams.  Photo by: Noah Webb
    The Shermans’ living room is outfitted with Ligne Roset Smala sofas by Pascal Mourgue and a Kenga rug by Angela Adams.

    Photo by: Noah Webb

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  The master bedroom interior is finished with cherry wood.  Photo by: Noah Webb
    The master bedroom interior is finished with cherry wood.

    Photo by: Noah Webb

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  The Shermans’ home is designed to blend effortlessly with the hillside on which it rests by using a muted material palette of troweled plaster and cedar planking.  Photo by: Noah Webb
    The Shermans’ home is designed to blend effortlessly with the hillside on which it rests by using a muted material palette of troweled plaster and cedar planking.

    Photo by: Noah Webb

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