Collection by Erika Heet

Dwell Revisits a Bold Edwardian Renovation 7 Years Later


In celebration of our 15th anniversary, we returned to a handful of the most memorable modern homes to have graced the pages of Dwell. We were first introduced to David Baker's upShift house in San Francisco in 2008. We went back to see how the home and its colorful shingles have held up over the years.

A few years before we visited his remodeled Edwardian home in 2008, architect David Baker planted an outdoor screen of...
In 2010 his partner, Yosh Asato, moved in, and in 2013 he finished a net zero guest cottage on the property.

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