Unlike it’s neighbors, Roofless House is not fenced off at it’s street perimeter. A meadow of native grasses flow from the sidewalk with existing oaks, redwoods and newly planted birch trees flowing inside and outside of the curving wooden wall.
Craig Steely Architecture
Craig Steely is principal of Craig Steely Architecture. His work explores the boundaries of integration as well as emancipation from nature. They embrace the realities of the environment and our connection/separation to it over the subjugation of it, all the while focusing on developing a singular architecture rooted in its context.
He received his architecture degree from Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. His work has been awarded recognition by the American Institute of Architects and published widely in books and periodicals. In 2009 he was selected as an “Emerging Talent” by the AIA California Council. His office was chosen top firm in the 2013 Residential Architect Magazine leadership awards.
On a steep lot in the hills just west of Cupertino the house will span from grade into the canopy of oak trees. The single level living area is entered from the sod roof/carport above.
Bennett / Yeo House is another stunning house of the Lavaflow series designed by Craig Steely Architecture in Big Island, Hawaii. Project description: Located on thirty acres of remote pasture, this stunning house frames the sea and sky with structure and line. The slender steel frame supports walls of varying opacity; from nothing, to glass, to […]
Lavaflow House is a concrete open house designed by Craig Steely Architecture in Pahoa, Hawaii, USA. From the architect: Located on five acres of dense Ohia forest, this cast-in-place concrete house frames indoor and outdoor living spaces along with views of the forest, the sky, and the coastline on Hawaii’s Big Island. It continues our […]
The house presented in the contiguous images, named Peter’s House, is located near Dolores Park in San Francisco. As you can also see in the images, the area is up the hillside where it was built and it was necessary a series of special works regarding the foundation. Craig Steely Architecture firm has chosen due […]