Architects

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Chestnut Residence

    A three-condo unit contrasts with its neighbors without overwhelming them in size, creating an oasis of contemporary design with a definite eco-friendly twist. Architect: Edmonds + Lee   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Butterfly House

    A midcentury-modern home is transformed into a thoughtful experience in which each level relates to the others and a roof deck opens up the view. Architect: John Manisalco   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Zero Cottage

    The highest level of sustainable design in the smallest space imaginable, this reimagining of a historic urban site includes a studio apartment available through Airbnb. Architect: David Baker   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Winfield Residence

    A third-floor addition expanded a modest space while allowing in light and providing expansive views. Architect: Arleo Architecture and Design   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Telegraph Hill Residence

    A new roof level has retractable glass doors so the interior space and the decks can become a single entertaining space. Architect: Paulett Taggart   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Stable Cafe

    Originally a carriage house for a 19th-century mayor, the reimagined space includes (surprise!) an architecture studio and a cafe that provided much-needed respite to weary house-tourers. Architect:…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Mission Residence

    This "urban cabin" expanded a makeshift post-1906-earthquake home into three overlapping spaces, adding 400 square feet and upgrading the entire infrastructure. Architect: Richard Johnson   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, SF Edition: Lower Haight Residence

    Business in the front, party in the rear: Stretching across an entire block, this home transitions from Victorian to modern from one end to the other. Architect: Kennerly Architecture & Planning   See the Image

  • A Bite-Sized Bay Bridge Book

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: The White Span

    As we mentioned last week, the new Eastern span of the Bay Bridge — called the White Span by one of its architects, Donald MacDonald — is a beautiful, swan-like feat of engineering that took nearly…   Read the Article

  • Bay Bridge Book: A Span Sampler

    Published 10/09/13 in Places
    Bay Bridge Book: Cover

    A new book from Chronicle, illustrated by the architect of the new Eastern span of the Bay Bridge, provides a creator's-eye view of the whole process.   See the Gallery