A couple living in the Potrero Hill neighborhood decided they needed to renovate if they wanted to start a family. To do more with their existing space, they added windows and opened up cramped bedrooms; today, their light-filled abode fits the family of three perfectly. Photo by Doug Adesko.
Two retired San Franciscans with a growing art collection purchased a former factory building in lower Pacific Heights to have more space for their acquisitions. Rather than constructing walls and interrupting the open space, they used two shipping containers as new individual rooms. Photo by Drew Kelly.
In San Francisco's beautiful Buena Vista Park, this compact home has a big city view. A raised patio on the back of the house provides the leisure of a backyard in the tight quarters of a city. Photo by Todd Hido.