Suburban Living

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, Marin Edition: The Shack

    A weekend getaway in Ross went from "meh" to "yeah!" with a renovation that uncovered Douglas fir beams, redwood walls and a Sonoma stone fireplace. Out went the walls, in came a…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, Marin Edition: Multicellular House

    In a fresh concept from Koji Tsutsui & Associates, this house is a "conceptual village" in which rooms link together in unpredictable ways, following the sloped landscape's…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, Marin Edition: Liberty Dock

    Sausalito houseboats have been on the reclaimed wood train since way back when it was called "abandoned boats you could jerry-rig." This floating gem, designed by David Spurgeon, reimagines…   See the Image

  • AIA Home Tour 2013, Marin Edition: House on the Bay

    In this spectacular waterfront home in Tiburon, designed by Andrea Ponsi with Jensen Architects, four wings meet around a courtyard-cum-art-gallery, descending gently, terrace by terrace, to meet the…   See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Side Yard

    Houses designed by the developer Joseph Eichler hold a particular fascination for Bay Area residents. They represent the best of midcentury-modern design, and a new wave of retro-minded…   Read the Article

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Kitchen With Island

    Listed at $949,000, this family-friendly home might be the perfect Eichler.   See the Gallery

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Back Yard

    Published 10/11/13
    Lucas Valley Eichler: Back Yard

    A Cedarworks play structure made of no-splinter wood creates an inviting clubhouse over soft wood shavings.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Blue Bedroom

    The neighborhood is particularly family-friendly, in the coveted Dixie school system.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Rainbow Bedroom

    Another one of the four bedrooms. Eichler homes in this area feature rooms that open onto one another, encouraging family togetherness.    See the Image

  • Lucas Valley Eichler: Third Bedroom

    Insulation and air conditioning mean that, even though the home is all about melding the indoors and the outdoors, you can escape any actual inconvenient weather.    See the Image