Located in Sausalito, California, this modern four-storey hillside home was designed by Pfau Long Architecture.

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Coastal Hillside Home by Pfau Long Architecture

Description by Pfau Long Architecture

This new modern hillside home was designed in response to the needs of a growing family with two work-at-home parents and its steep site with magnificent bay and San Francisco views, all within the context of a quiet Sausalito neighborhood setting.

The aesthetic of the house is inspired by the Second Bay Region Tradition and expressed through the use of exposed wood structure, and simple, natural materials such as cedar siding and structural elements, stone, pigmented concrete, copper, and steel. The house is terraced down the sloped site to minimize the need for excessive cutting and filling, which consequently positions a good portion of the bulk of the house out of the view of most neighbors. Additionally, two siding patterns – a wider, darker cedar board and a narrower, lighter cedar board – help modulate the skin of the house, creating interest with a natural and subtle palette.

The multi-level design also allows for a series of experiences …read more

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