The clients of The Sanctuary, recent empty-nesters planning ahead to retirement, hoped to downsize and simplify in the design of their new Palo Alto home. The Sanctuary was constructed as a modern house that allows the landscape to speak first.
Palo Alto houses
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.
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.
The clients for the Creekside Residence, a pair of Silicon Valley serial entrepreneurs, approached the firm looking to create a unique home for work and play for themselves and their three active boys.