The Twin Peaks house was organized with the upper, entry level containing the “public” spaces, reserving the lower level for “private” bedroom spaces. In turn, each floor is developed with service spaces toward the southern, street side of the home, …
San Francisco houses
Perched atop the rolling hills of San Francisco with downtown and water views, this Noe Valley modern house is the epitome of comfortable luxury living. Envisioned by San Francisco’s MAK Studio
For this four-story multifamily condominium building, Edmonds + Lee related the massing of the three-unit structure to the neighborhood’s existing context, but contrasted the neighboring facades with the use of contemporary details and a subtle play on plane and volume, all through the careful deployment of a crisply detailed glass box gently nudged into the street.
A tight lot in San Francisco’s Pacific Heights neighborhood seems an unlikely setting for a home replete with gardens. Rather than a conventional yard, Jensen Architects sculpted a weave of shifting volumes and open spaces. Pacific Heights Residence is a family home completed by Jensen Architects in 2017.
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.
The Buena Vista Park residence dating back to 1906 is perched on a hill in the geographic center of the city, opposite San Francisco’s oldest park and with views stretching to the Farallons.