Midcentury home in Northern California gets a refreshing renovation

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Klopf Architecture is responsible for the complete overhaul of this 1960’s Brown & Kaufman midcentury home, located in Palo Alto, California. Brown & Kaufman homes are similar to Eichlers, in that they mostly feature single story layouts, post-and-beam ceilings and openness to the outdoors. The major difference is their crawl space, which was major […]

Modern interpretation of agrarian style home in the Napa Valley

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This stunning farmhouse was designed by Zero Ten Design to fit into the existing traditional neighborhood of Napa Valley, California. The architects felt it was important to embrace the region’s agrarian history while injecting some modern design elements. This beginnings of this agrarian style home features an interesting backstory. The architect’s father, Robert Zeller, commissioned […]

Rustic-modern ski retreat in the Sierras boasts jaw-dropping details

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High Camp Home is responsible for giving this gorgeous rustic-modern ski retreat a fresh and inviting interior update, located in Truckee, California. The project is known as “Sequoia Grove”, boasting soaring ceilings and statement making beams. Natural materials such as locally-sourced stone and reclaimed wood are brightened by contrasting white walls. Wire pendants, corrugated metal […]

Magnificent prefabricated home in Squaw Valley: Base Camp Loft

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This contemporary prefabricated home is designed and built by Sagemodern, located in Olympic Estates, a subdivision in Squaw Valley, California. Squaw Valley is perched between Truckee and Lake Tahoe, in the only California Valley which hosted the 1960 Winter Olympic Games. Mountain and city life merge in this home known as Base Camp Loft. This […]

Dreamy mountain chalet nestled in the pristine beauty of Alpine Peaks

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This sleek mountain chalet has undergone a complete interior overaul by High Camp Home, located in Tahoe City, California. Nestled in the exclusive neighborhood of Alpine Peaks, this award-winning home is positioned minutes from Lake Tahoe and around the corner from the Alpine Meadows ski resort. This mountain retreat provides adventure right outside your door […]

Secluded wooden family retreat perched on a cliff in Sea Ranch

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A wooden family retreat designed by Butler Armsden Architects is located in Sea Ranch, a community in Sonoma County, California. This historic home was built in the 197o’s, nestled between cypress trees on a jagged cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The residence shares distinguishing elements with its neighboring structures, vertical wood siding, muted hues and […]

Tour this gorgeous rustic contemporary home in Palo Alto, California

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This beautiful rustic contemporary home and outbuildings was designed by SDG Architecture, located in Palo Alto, a city in California’s San Francisco Bay Area. The fusion of wood and large windows define the large luminous spaces of this residence. An expansive great room offers an intimate atmosphere with touches of modernity with a large kitchen […]

Fascinating split-level home on a oak-nestled property in Portola Valley

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Tobin Dougherty Architects in collaboration with Sullivan Design Studio created this striking split-level home located in Portola Valley, California. Surrounded by oak trees, this 6,400 square foot home is oriented towards unobstructed views of the costal range and the Windy Hill. A deep overhanging flat roof design, along with a steeped fascia helps to preserve the […]

Classic farmhouse style with soothing interiors in Northern California

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SDG Architecture is responsible for bringing this classic farmhouse architecture to life using layers of modern textures and elements, located in Atherton, California. Creating a soothing environment in this 6,000 square foot home was paramount for this busy Silicon Valley family. A serene color palette in shades of gray provides a neutral backdrop—evoking a warm, embracing […]

Timeless ranch house with exquisite details in the Sierra Nevadas

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This timeless ranch house is designed by Walker-Warner Architects in collaboration with Tucker & Marks, located in Shasta County, Northern California. This is a family compound, where a couple and their children and grandchildren all reside on the same property. Already existing on the site was a shingled Adirondack-style house, which houses the owner’s extended […]