The redesign of this Chicago-modernist home, designed in the 1970s, introduces a new narrative of materiality that renews the relationship between the building and the landscape by blurring boundaries indoors and outdoors.
San Francisco, CA
The patterns and demands of contemporary life dictated the reconfiguration of key areas of the house. Architectural interventions accommodated the needs of the owners while maintaining the identity and experience of Wurster’s remarkable design.
Nestled in a valley at the base of Claremont Canyon, this 1937 2-story residence was originally designed by Bay Area architect John Ekin Dinwiddie. The renovation creates a modern addition that integrates seamlessly with the existing shell and injects the family’s character with modern craft.
Napa Valley, CA
Anchored by a system of interdependent walls and enclosures that contain the domestic functions, its partitions are arranged in an open plan.
In collaboration with Jim Jennings Architecture
San Rafael, CA
The renovation of this midcentury ranch includes a remodel of a main house, guest house, and garden design. The strategies to open the home to the landscape include a new garden entry to connect front and back gardens and enlarged windows to maximize light and garden views.