This Menlo Park Residence for developer Joseph Eichler was not site sensitive. The new Owners yearned for a closer connection to their yard both physically and visually. They also needed space for their young family and the older generation as well. In going up instead of out, the generous backyard was maintained and the footprint was barely changed.
Kat Alves is a California native, residing in the Gold County of Northern California in Nevada City. She is a freelance interiors and architectural photographer with a background in interior design. Her design sense is influenced by a desire for minimalism with a spark of curiosity. Kat's background in interior design provides her the knowledge and language to understand the perspective of designers and architects. It allows her an awareness to showcase materials and design details.
The original Schindler Residence was designed by FJ McCarthy for a corner lot near the top of Potrero Hill overlooking downtown San Francisco. The modernist home was designed to capture light from all floors with plenty of windows.
Located in Sacramento, California, the Burnett Way Residence is a modern home designed by Serrao Design and Architecture for a young family. The home was conceived as an oasis in the City, an inner focussed courtyard garden home. The unabashedly modern two-story home is a marriage of understated beauty and practicality, starting with the butterfly roofline (the inverse […]