Kari McIntosh and FORMA Construction transform a Spanish Colonial in the San Francisco Peninsula back to its multicultural roots.
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, […]
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 […]
4Winds Winery is located in the Stags Leap District among the Palisades’ volcanic countryside, and as the name suggests, is a windswept and wild environment. In 2017 the Kincaid fire moved through much of the wine country in Northern California, including the property at 4Winds, and ravaged one of the property’s buildings. Luckily, the vines […]
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 […]
350 Jersey is a new residence in Noe Valley that mixes natural elements and technological innovation to create a home that is in a class of its own. The residence sits on a 26′ x 114′ lot & offers generous floor plates over 3 levels. The light-filled, contemporary home is 5,000 square feet. The open […]
Originally, the home was an existing rear yard cottage. In the redesign, additional square footage was modest and focused on right-sizing the property to the site while adding new building systems and daylit design. The Laidley Street cottage now has a friendly window filled facade, but the fence and gate structure provide privacy to the […]