A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen Architects sculpted a weave of shifting volumes and open spaces. Pacific Heights Residence is a family home completed by Jensen Architects in 2017.
Jensen Architects is a San Francisco-based architecture and interiors practice founded with a passion for enriching the experiences of organizations and individuals through design. Often recognized for applying unconventional thinking to realize elegant, thoughtful solutions, the firm boasts a wide-ranging portfolio of buildings and environments serving arts, education, workplace, retail, residential and public-sector clients.
This Alamo Square house embodies San Francisco’s contemporary culture: modern yet enamored with the city’s rich history. The setting is Alamo Square Park, a city-owned park built in 1857 and known for its “Painted Ladies,” the row of Victorian homes captured on many postcards.