A San Francisco family of four asked us to create a retreat from their urban lifestyle, reusing the footprint of an existing 1950s ranch house in Glen Ellen, California, while building in a consistent way with the area’s rolling hills and agricultural structures.
Faulkner Architects is working on projects in the Pacific northwest from San Francisco to Canada and Hawaii. Greg Faulkner established our initial office in 1998 in Truckee, California. Darrell Linscott became a partner in 2005. We opened a second office in Berkeley, CA in 2007
The home, which recently won an AIACC Honor Award, is located on an ex-urban infill site that covers almost eight acres of a Bay Area suburb at the base of the Oakland Hills, draped in rich green foliage and native oak trees.
Truckee, California’s Benvenuto House was designed by Faulkner Architects for a New York–based client. The Eastern tradition and background of the Client finds influence in the material finish qualities of the house. Aspiring to descriptions of shade, shadow and dimness by Junichiro-Tanizaki in his essay, In Praise of Shadows, alcoves of darkness transition to sunlit […]
Located in Northstar California resort, Martis Camp 141 is a vacation home designed by Faulkner Architects. Description by Faulkner Architects: The owners of this family holiday gathering place requested transparency through the house to the ski runs of Lookout Mountain at Northstar California. Mirrored courtyards are connected through a floor to ceiling glazed, open living […]