Two existing homes on one lot became the ideal canvas for bringing together multiple generations and tastes to create a serene family compound. We transformed the larger home at the rear of the property to fit Ogawa Fisher Architects Principal Lynn Fisher’s family of four.
Ogawa Fisher Architects
Hiromi Ogawa is the founder of Ogawa Fisher Architects, and is a licensed architect in California and Oregon.
Hiromi graduated from the School of Architecture at Cornell University in 1997, and was awarded the Eidlitz Fellowship in 2001 to study in Paris. She has taught as an adjunct design professor at Portland State University.
Ogawa Fisher Architects has extensive experience designing a variety of detail-oriented projects and managing them through construction. We are adept at navigating the complexities of local planning and building agencies, and we relish the challenge of exploring new sites and cities. With our full range of design and client services, you can relax and enjoy the experience, knowing that we are paying close attention to every detail—from the first design sketch until you step into your newly completed space.
We transformed a conventional one-story ranch into a warm, open home with the flexibility to meet a young family’s growing and changing needs. Along the way, we worked closely with them to select materials and accents that convey their distinctive personalities.
As one moves from the pre-war California cottage style of the existing first floor, the second story introduces a modern vocabulary that respects the artful spirit of the home. Middlefield Road Residence was renovated by Ogawa Fisher Architects in Palo Alto, California.