Category Archives: Architect-Designed

1321 Bay View, Berkeley

This exceptional First Bay Region home was designed by Bernard Maybeck for Berkeley German professor JH Senger. It is a complex structure showcasing Maybeck’s playful and creative use of unusual combinations of details. Here he has combined Tudor half timbering … Continue reading

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2090 Arrowhead, Oakland

Mark Mills was one of the many Taliesen fellows that made names for themselves in California. His experimental organic homes in Carmel and Big Sur were some of the most compelling and original work on the coast in the middle … Continue reading

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1008 King, El Cerrito

Our featured home today is an intriguing mid-century residence designed by Michael Pease the same year that he graduated from architecture school at Berkeley. Pease is not particularly well known in the Bay Area because he spent most of his … Continue reading

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The Landfall Estate

Edificionado is pleased to have represented the buyers of the Landfall Estate, the only known residence built in the Sierras by Bay Area Case Study architect Beverley David Thorne. Originally called Thorneyrock, the home was designed as a small cabin … Continue reading

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564 El Dorado, Oakland

Today we feature an unusual hybrid residence that blurs the line between Victorian and colonial revival. It is reportedly the work of prolific East Bay architect Leo Nichols who was known to work in a variety styles but rarely to … Continue reading

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35 Hillcrest, Berkeley

Our featured home today is a beautiful Viennese Secessionist residence designed by John Hudson Thomas at the height of his creativity. Thomas designed in a variety of styles over the course of his long career but his Secessionist homes are … Continue reading

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13320 Skyline, Oakland

Today we feature an exceptional mid-century residence designed by local architect Jack Robbins. Robbins was educated on the East Coast so his influences were somewhat different than many of his local contemporaries that trained at Berkeley, but his innovative experiments … Continue reading

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