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  San Francisco's starchitecture spree continues unabated,... More»


  At this 160-acre ranch outside Petaluma, which had lain fallow for over 30 years, architect Eric Haesloop of Turnbull... More»

Nico (left), six, and Winter Libeson, eight, play in their home's carport turned

  Faced with a side yard consisting of a cracked concrete slab, most city dwellers might cut their losses and rejoice in the... More»


At a time when young, educated people are flooding into cities, suburbs have never been more unfashionable. Buying a house in the ‘burbs? You might as... More»

The home's owners wanted a stark contrast to their historic Victorian in the Mis

Improbably, this swath of Nicasio wilderness provides a microcosm of San Francisco: The city that used to be a refuge for hedonists and... More»


One need only survey San Francisco’s Jenga-like crop of impending high-rises to glean that space is a scarce commodity here. So when... More»

Jay Nelson's tree house.

On weekends, you can often spot Jay Nelson tooling around town ... More»


Every morning, Airbnb's 200 local employees face the enviable option of working from one of eight exotic locales. There's a Balinese single... More»


With its macaron-colored single-family homes and flats, the Inner Richmond isn’t known for daring feats of architecture. Nor is it synonymous with new... More»


Kathy Sloan, a retired builder, and Mike Moser, an artist, had been living in their secluded Mill Valley home for 14 years when Grandpa prompted them to... More»


Narrow. Crowded. Dark. When Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture first saw this home—yes, this one—those were the... More»


Two San Francisco–based design firms were among the 10 winners of the... More»