A historic Pelton Cottage survived the 1906 earthquake and fires only to be almost completely destroyed by a fire in 2013. Into this near blank slate we designed a “house within a house”, creating a two story volume and light shelf to bounce southern daylight between levels of the residence.
San Francisco house
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.
A loft-style flipped-plan rhythmically-organized house designed by the architects for their own family, this budget-sensitive human-scaled project wove together the architects’ deep knowledge of San Francisco’s urban context and codes with their crisp and clear material and architectural aesthetic.
This radical remodel of an Eichler-era townhouse consisted of replacing a confusing floor plan with an open-concept design. A new sky-lit, steel staircase connecting all three levels, transforms the formerly dark interior into a sunlight-drenched space.
Glen Park Residence is a single-family home designed by CCS Architecture, an architecture and interior design firm with offices in San Francisco and New York City. From the architect: This view home was carefully created for a San Francisco entrepreneur. This is his first residence and he worked avidly with the design team while also […]
Oakwood is a one block street between 18th and 19th in the Mission. A few steps from Valencia, it is a quiet residential precinct tucked away from this new center of San Francisco urban life. Oakwood buildings are a diverse mixture dating from the ‘06’s to the 70’s and ranging from Victorian’s to stucco boxes. […]