Classic home architecture in the urban environment – Potrero House, San Francisco, CA
Expansion and improvement of homes is done by Cary Bernstein, Kelli Franz and Tomas Rizo. Built in 1904 this is the project of modern architecture with the project area of 3700 sf. Vertical expansion by combining the power of exterior and interior is the most important agenda of the team.
With an impressive natural scenery, Potrero House is used by a family in the middle of urban San Francisco, CA. Surrounded by gardens, this is a classic residence that can coexist in harmony with its neighbors.
Although the classical age, but this house into the modern classification which is supported by 7 major features such as:
- high-performance windows
- FSC-certified siding
- radiant heat
- reclaimed timber floors
- low-VOC paint
- ipe decking
- solar PV array
[ Image courtesy | cbstudio]