2012 Marin Living: Home Tours

AIA San Francisco and the Center for Architecture + Design presents the 3rd annual Marin Living: Home Tours on Saturday, May 12, 2012 10 am - 4 pm. The program provides visitors with the exclusive opportunity to see some of Marin County’s most cutting-edge residential projects from the inside out, meet design teams, learn more about the design process, explore housing trends and discover innovative design solutions that illustrate the positive impact of great design.
For more information, visit www.aiasf.org/hometours.
Others who worked on this project: Ohashi Design Studio
Conrad Katz Residence, Swatt | Miers Architects
Built over the footprint of a 1950s residence by noted Bay Area modernist Roger Lee, the new design doubles the area of the house while maintaining the original emphasis on the expressive use of wood and the distribution of public and private spaces. All major rooms are situated on the northern side of the residence to take advantage of panoramic views of San Francisco Bay and ...More
“Wood” — mixridejay
Mill Valley Residence, YamaMar Design
The Mill Valley Residence is both home and workplace to a filmmaker and artist and their two small children. The couple wanted a home that combined casual, functional, and organic sensibilities within a modern expression. The owners were highly involved in the design process, sourcing many of the interior finishes and systems. Opposing shed roofs define public and private zones...More
San Rafael Residence, Ohashi Design Studio
This remodeled hillside home was designed to improve the curb appeal of the exterior and open up interior spaces to the surrounding landscape. The new façade features a shimmering standing seam metal roof and aluminum and sandblasted glass garage door, while walnut and sandblasted glass french doors and subtle lighting highlight new planting areas. An interior stairwell was fil...More
“Like W.S.” — whitesalmon2015
Bridgeway Cliff House, Michael Rex Associates
Perched on a cliff in the heart of Sausalito, across from Richardson's Bay, this glass and steel home opens out to sweeping views of San Francisco, Alcatraz, Angel Island and the Raccoon Strait. With its first level starting 20 feet above grade, this 2,100 square foot, three-bedroom residence rises to a height of 50 feet. Above a two-story living room, the master suite occupies...More
“terraces” — emgrant
Sausalito Residence, Jay Behr Design and Ewald Tajbaksh Architecture
This 3,400 square foot home, located in a dense Sausalito neighborhood, carefully integrates with the hillside to maximize views of Alcatraz and the bay, while preserving surrounding view corridors. Upon entry, clerestory windows frame views across the canyon. Each floor is joined vertically by three fireplaces, including one view-through hearth that connects the living room, d...More
“opens to terrace” — mupals
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