Surrounded by City Park and located close to downtown Santa Clara and a number of schools, the Mission Branch Library opened in 1954. The updated building was designed by Noll & Tam Architects
A young couple approached Studio VARA to design their Palo Alto Residence – a new ground-up residence for their busy family of five on a prominent yet petite corner lot in Old Palo Alto.
Architects: Turnbull Griffin Haesloop. The building is located to engage the undulating hillside and capture the spectacular views of Mount Tamalpais and the San Francisco Bay. A curved retaining wall follows the contours of the hillside and anchors the house to the steep site.
Nestled amidst the grazing livestock of a thriving walnut farm in California’s Central Valley, this family retreat in Hollister designed by Feldman Architecture strikes a balance between privacy and openness.
Two rectilinear, cantilevered forms defined by planes of stucco form an L-configuration that orients this luxury house out to its yard and view of the hills: Los Altos Hills home design by Feldman Architecture in Santa Clara, Northern California, USA.
San Francisco architecture news – the city’s tallest building, Salesforce Tower designed by Pelli Clarke Pelli, officially opens. The 1.42 million-sqft tower at First and Mission streets is 1,070 feet high, overtaking the 853 feet highTransamerica Pyramid which has held the record since way back in 1972.
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Designed by Montalba Architects Studio Dental is located within a historic building in San Francisco’s rapidly developing Tenderloin neighborhood, the dental studio is defined by a modern aesthetic that honors the historic elements of the building it calls home
A great little project by Berkeley-based Noll & Tam Architects, the El Cerrito Recycling Center in El Cerrito, California. The LEED Platinum project incorporated extensive community input.
Zack de Vito Architecture’s RidgeView House sits atop the western edge of the Vaca Range overlooking St. Helena and the Napa Valley. The house is perched on a ridge with valley views to the west and forest views to the east.
Zack de Vito Architecture’s goals for the HillSide House project were multi-faceted and ambitious- Design a new, modern, sustainable and energy efficient home that had the highest level of craft and attention to detail.
1450 Page Mill Road Palo Alto – design for Stanford Real Estate to develop this office and research building at the heart of the Stanford Research Park, Santa Clara County, California, USA.
Cole House in Napa – reimagined site design honors several historic components of this California property through the preservation of significant trees, orchard trees, repurposing of a vernacular agricultural building, repurposing old tufa stone from the site.