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3/19/2013

It takes some gumption to build a three-story addition onto one’s home as an homage to the painter Piet Mondrian. What if the primary-color blocks end... More»

2/12/2013

Mexican-born, San Francisco-based artist Ana Teresa Fernandez likes to ask uncomfortable... More»

12/31/2012

Long dominated by scaled-up wooden lodges, kitschy cabins, and Nixon-era ski resort condos, Tahoe’s architecture is finally coming of age. Today,... More»

12/28/2012

MOST RENOVATING HOMEOWNERS gamely volunteer that they want to be hands-on, but British software consultant Michael Burn has the calluses to prove it. When... More»

12/26/2012

AS A RETIRED VIRGIN AMERICA AIRLINE EXEC, Fred Reid knows a thing or two about a bird’s-eye view. Though he already had a sprawling home (designed by... More»

10/16/2012

Space-cramped city dwellers, aspirational decorators, and design Pinners take note: This Saturday, you can... More»

10/19/2011

It all started back in 1971, when the famous French songwriter Maxime Le Forestier, inspired by the blue Victorian at 3841 18th Street, composed the song... More»

11/22/2013

1. Marlow (Polk Gulch) 1800 Van Ness Ave. A breath of like on the avenue... More»

7/11/2012

Long before gas hit the $4-a-gallon mark, the most serious environ­mental­ists around here were already driving Priuses. Similarly... More»

4/18/2012

Imagine you’re a novelist, a poet, a playwright, a composer. You’ve been handpicked by a jury of... More»

2/6/2012

 Strange but true: At the same time that many smaller, cash-strapped museums have been forced to close, major arts institutions seem to be in the... More»

12/16/2011

In August San Francisco featured a magnificent rendering, of what is essentially a... More»