Category Archives: John Nance

1642 Las Trampas, Alamo

John Nance was perhaps the most flamboyant of our local Third Bay Region designers. His work is not widely known today, but during the 70s, his highly exaggerated sculptural forms made quite a splash. This late example in Alamo is … Continue reading

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230 Sydney, Alamo

This imposing Third Bay Region residence was designed by John Nance whose office was responsible for some truly inventive late mid-century homes in Lamorinda during the 1970s. This one is not too far away in Alamo and is as impressive … Continue reading

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43 Canyon View, Orinda

Today we feature an interesting late mid-century designed by John Nance whose company Nanco Architectural Services is still based out of Pleasant Hill. The home has a definite Third Bay Region flavor with its boxy shape and additive massing. Its … Continue reading

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