The new design frames expansive views at all floors, and embraces an open plan at the living levels. The rear of the Noe Valley residence is unapologetically modern in expression with asymmetrical massing and scissoring corten steel and cast concrete walls by landscape architects Surface Design Inc.
Born in California, Bruce Damonte opened his own studio in San Francisco in 2008. After helping out a friend by working as an assistant on a photo shoot, 31 year old Damonte decided to completely shift his career path and use the camera as a tool to express his creativity. Specializing in architectural photography, he travels extensively to work with practices from around the world. His work includes taking photos of projects that went on to win prestigious awards, including AIA Awards.
This mid-century modern home renovation in the Berkeley Hills features enhanced indoor-outdoor living, updated finishes, a structural upgrade, increased energy efficiency, and enhanced daylight.
When the owners purchased this 1970’s ranch home in Kentfield, Marin County, it was dark, dank, and in danger of sliding down a hill. The interior was dated and needed to be updated to modern standards.
The owners of this residential loft space in the South Beach section of downtown San Francisco, fell in love with the building’s industrial ‘bones’; concrete walls, wood ceilings, factory-style windows and exposed steel trusses
The Oakland Hills house was built originally in 1939, the house renovation aimed to update the property by creating a modern, spacious interior, without expanding its original footprint. The two-level house is perched on a hillside lot, overlooking Oakland and the San Francisco East Bay.
A research scientist with an eye for detail approached us with a modest vision and a couple of basic practical needs: First, transform a 1908 Noe Valley cottage– with a history of subpar alterations – into a cohesive modern dwelling.