19th street

 

Single Family Residence, San Fransisco, CA

This house was an existing duplex that was to be converted to a modern single family residence.  The existing house maintained some aspects of its history, but had been heavily (and not very carefully) remodeled over the years.  In this new design, a wall of Redwood weaves through the project, appearing at entrances, the deck, the yard and on the volume of the garage.  It ultimately terminates at the large cantilevered bay window, inflecting itself towards the view of downtown San Francisco and the Golden Gate Bridge.  Two small, subdivided spaces are cleared of the even smaller subdivided walls, and unified into a singular open space.