Category Archives: Robert Klemmedson

14 Maybeck Twin, Berkeley

Today we feature a showy Japanese modernist residence designed by Orinda architect Robert Klemmedson. Klemmedson often incorporated Japanese elements into his Bay Region designs but occasionally he also created homes that were more like a homage to traditional Japanese architecture … Continue reading

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132 Camino Sobrante, Orinda

Our featured home today is a handsome mid-century designed by local Orinda architect Robert Klemmedson. Klemmedson was a fairly flexible designer who moderated his modernist sensibilities to suit the needs of his clients. This substantial example is nicely appointed and … Continue reading

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19 Sotelo, Piedmont

Our featured home today is a fairly late ranch style residence designed by Orinda architect Robert Klemmedson. The home has a decidedly Asian flavor both inside and out with plenty of shoji screens and spare wood detailing. Klemmedson had a … Continue reading

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7 Hartford, Orinda

Happy New Year from Edificionado! Our local real estate market is just beginning to show the first signs of thawing after the traditional winter slowdown and we are very excited for the opportunity to share many more beautiful homes in … Continue reading

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107 Bates, Orinda

Today we feature an intriguing Orinda ranch in virtually untouched original condition. The home was designed by Robert Klemmedson and while its basic form is fairly typical, the detailing is decidedly Asian. Japanese architecture in particular was very influential on … Continue reading

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1101 Ivy, El Cerrito

Robert Klemmedson’s homes never fail to impress. They are invariably creative adaptations both to the needs of the client and to the specific site where they are located. This particular example makes the most of its wedge shaped lot by … Continue reading

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4853 Geranium, Oakland

Today we have another compelling offering designed by Robert Klemmedson to share. Klemmedson was fond of experimenting with the form of his homes, and this one is built between two concentric arcs radiating around a point somewhere behind the house. … Continue reading

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79 Silverwood, Lafayette

Today we have a particularly impressive Lafayette ranch to share designed by Robert Klemmedson. Klemmedson is one of our favorite local mid-century architects and his homes rarely disappoint. Even his more mainstream designs such as this one feature wonderfully considered … Continue reading

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67 Alta Vista, Orinda

Today we feature another lovely home from one of our favorite Orinda-based architects: Robert Klemmedson. This particular home has had some recent updating, but it still retains the original concrete floors and redwood siding inside and out that is the … Continue reading

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7089 Norfolk, Oakland

Today we have a very late Robert Klemmedson-designed home to share. Klemmedson was in his seventies when this home was built in 1993 and it looks quite distinct from the woodsy mid-century structures for which he is best known. The … Continue reading

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