Posts by Philip Ferrato
Basically a new house behind the Edwardian facade, this "Passive" Pacific Heights residence is a technological dream that takes physical well-being as its core value.
A composition of strong graphic forms and surprising colors. Open on Sunday, June 15 from 11:00am to 2:00pm.
Contrasting traditional cedar shingles with Corten steel, this many-layered renovation of a 110-year-old house is open on Sunday, June 15 from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
A couple of design pros have put their house on the market– one that integrates family and work in flowing, open spaces– and it's open on Sunday, June 8 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm.
Between 1950 and 1960, Los Angeles was at the forefront of the modern residential design movement and a new way of thinking about the way people could live. These renovated examples of that time are open this Sunday, June 1 from 2:00pm to 5:00pm
New construction– and possessing outstanding design values– this house in Diamond Heights should sell quickly. And most likely well over the $3.745M asking price. Open on Sunday from 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
This woodsy, witty exercise in Mid-Century Modernism retains its original details and great views.
Simple, vernacular forms and a masterful eye for carpenter details resulted in the Howes-Kaplansky House at Pasatiempo near Santa Cruz, one of the first planned residential communities.
With great views and outdoor spaces, this late-30s bungalow got a mid-50s remodel by a noted East Bay architect and more recently, a going-over by Sogno Design Group tying the hillside structures together.