AIA East Bay Member in the News – Featured in New York Times!

GOOD NEWS TO SHARE | Today, Sunday, March 29, 2020, our Kentfield Midcentury House is featured in The New York Times Real Estate section as part of Tim McKeough’s “On Location” column. An online version of the article, titled “Instead of Tearing It Down, They Rescued It” can be read here.

They moved in immediately, sold their home in San Francisco and enrolled their twins, Austin and Olivia, now 9, at a local school. Then they called Fischer Architecture, in Berkeley, to begin planning the updates and changes.

The original house was designed by renowned Bay Area architect Henry Hill in 1945, while with Dinwiddie, Mendelsohn, Hill. Located on a hillside in Kentfield, California, the project involved the renovation and expansion of this noteworthy home.

A testament to the power of good architecture, nearly three quarters of a century later, the house still fully supports a family’s modern lifestyle with some strategic interventions.  

To continue reading, please visit New York Times. More details and images of the project can be found here

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