On an atypically-configured sloping double lot in San Francisco, this new home takes advantage of rare siting to maximize the experience of changing daylight and sweeping city views. The use of deep overhangs and angular cedar forms carefully frames horizon views while gently responding to the corner siting.

Spaces and functions are carefully arranged to pair with varied site experiences throughout the home. A two-story glazed volume clad in cedar slats defines the entry as a bent-steel stair descends to create connection to the primary living level. An open floor plan allows flow and extension of interior spaces to exterior gathering spaces and vistas. A restrained finish palette of subtle organic materials unifies the visual language of the exterior landscape with the internal architecture of the home, creating a serenity not often found in the center of this busy city, providing a place of refuge for the growing family.

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Exterior drone axonometric

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Exterior within Context

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Exterior at Dusk

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Exterior

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Exterior Slatted Entry Volume

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Entry Stair Volume

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Entry Stair Detail

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Entry Stair

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Entry Stair Volume at Interior

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Main Level Across to Study

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Dining Room to Living Room

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Main Stair at Slat Screen

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Living Room to Kitchen through Slatted Screen

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Kitchen Volume from Stair and Exterior

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Blurred Line Between Living Room and Exterior

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Exterior into Kitchen and Living Room

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Living Room to Dining Room

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Main Stair at Slat Screen and Rock Garden Detail

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Main Stair Slat Screen at Skylight and Glass Walkway

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Landscape Design
  • Surface Design Inc
Builder
  • Design Line Construction
Bedrooms
  • 5
  • Full Baths
  • 4
  • Partial Baths
  • 1
  • Structure
  • House (Single Residence)
  • Style
  • Modern
  • Year
  • 2017
  • Square Feet
  • 6050