Located above San Francisco’s Dolores Park on a steep website bordering a public backyard, the decidedly small home, builds on this steep lot as effectively as potential.

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Description by Craig Steely Architecture Rather than the standard development follow of finding foundations staggered up the hillside, Peter’s home locates a 24 ft. x 24 ft. forged-in-place concrete storage on the lowest degree and builds a A-story glass tower above it, altering the land and native hillside drainage little or no. The prime dwelling flooring then spans from a flat plateau at prime of the lot to the tower like a bridge, primarily decreasing the quantity of excavation sometimes concerned in development of this sort by P/O. Beyond the structural challenges, the most important difficulty in designing Peter’s home was opening the constructing to the expansive view whereas sustaining a degree of privateness from the sidewalk and backyard that cross alongside. Around the time the home was being designed, the brand new on-ramp to the Golden Gate Bridge was underneath development which necessitated clearing a grove of Monterey Cypress timber in it’s path from the Presidio. We secured a few of these timber and dealing with an area milling store turned them into ninety strong wooden louvers (fastened on the outside/operable on the inside) that regulate openness and privateness. Visit Craig Steely Architecture

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