Show Sugi Ban House in Los Gatos by Schwartz and Architecture

Architects: Schwartz and Architecture
Location: Los Gatos, California, USA
Year: 2015
Area: 4,350 ft²/ 404 m²
Photo courtesy: Matthew Millman
Description:

This venture, a broad redesign and expansion to a current present day home high above Silicon Valley, was motivated by overwhelming pictures and compositions from the site: rocks, bark, and takes off.

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We made a two-story expansion clad in customary Japanese Shou Sugi Ban smoldered wood siding that grapples home and site. Regular compositions additionally win in the corrective renovating of all the living spaces.

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The new volume contiguous an extended kitchen contains a family room and staircase to an upper visitor suite.

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The first home was a joint endeavor between Min | Day as Design Architect and Burks Toma Architects as Architect of Record and was considerably finished in 1999.

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In 2005, Min | Day included the swimming pool and related open air spaces. Schwartz and Architecture (SaA) started chip away at the expansion and considerable redesign of the inside in 2009, finished in 2015.

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