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This Waterfront Paradise Owes its Existence to a Bug Problem


A 1960s home infested with powderpost beetles had to be sacrificed before this this Zen-inspired house could happen.

Richardson Architects' original plan for this waterfront plot in Belvedere, California, was to revamp an existing 1960s...
Overnight, the project turned from a renovation into a full bore demolition. In its wake, a FEMA-compliant 5-bedroom, 3.
The Zen-inspired retreat is divided into two volumes, a private and communal wing.
Rebuilding presented architect Heidi Richardson the opportunity to improve views of Mount Tam to the west and the...