14 Oct '15, 12pm

Klopf Architecture replaced a dilapidated 1940s house with a daylit Eichler-inspired home in

Klopf Architecture replaced a dilapidated 1940s house with a daylit Eichler-inspired home in

The owners brought in the designers to help them decide whether to keep the existing structure or demolish it and start fresh. The architects opted for an Eichler-inspired home that sits on a gentle slope and creates a strong connection to its natural surroundings. The increase in ceiling height, steps that lead onto terraces and the presence of a skylight emphasize this connection and establish diverse spaces within a fairly simple layout.

Full article: http://inhabitat.com/klopf-architecture-replaced-a-dilapi...

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