When it came time for Katie Spalding to renovate her own home, it started out small. Katie’s husband, Patrick, had grown up in this house. His dad, who lived in several houses in San Francisco throughout the years, would always describe it as his favorite; “It has the best energy,” he would say. When Katie […]
37 Rico is a complete demolition and rebuild of a 1920’s Marina home in disrepair. The new 4-story home will have 4,000 square feet, 5 bedrooms, and 5.5 baths. Completely modern interiors feature incredible attention to detail, including some very custom additions – a motorized car stacker in the garage, elevator, retractable roof, and hot […]
Perched on the most sought-after block in Dolores Heights, 328 Cumberland was meticulously rebuilt over five years. The design and construction team overcame impressive obstacles to expand from 1,500 to 4,300 square feet, transforming the zero-lot line home and necessitating the strategic underpinning of neighboring structures to create an additional subterranean level beneath the garage. Infrastructural […]
The presence of a little 1931 Marina-style house in the eponymous district could seem natural, even inevitable. Yet, the ground beneath this house has always been contested, even unstable. The Marina is known for its basis in landfill, and its launch through the Panama–Pacific International Exposition, but more recently apparent is the embedded contamination of […]
Kari McIntosh and FORMA Construction transform a Spanish Colonial in the San Francisco Peninsula back to its multicultural roots.
This view home was carefully created for a San Francisco entrepreneur. This is his first residence and he worked avidly with the entire design and construction team while also becoming cultivated in architecture and design. The house was created for everyday living, intimate meetings, and occasional entertaining. It’s meant to be a ‘place’ to share […]
On the Boards: A full renovation to a 6,600-square-foot residence in the Glen Park neighborhood in San Francisco.
Built on one of Hillsborough’s most spectacular 1-acre estates, this Mediterranean Estate was designed by Farro Essalat and custom-built by FORMA Construction in 2013. Spanning nearly 9,000 feet of luxury, the home fuses the best of timeless design with modern accouterments. Wow-Factor highlights include the grand 2-story lobby, the indoor/outdoor gallery hallway and entertainment loggia, […]