Category Archives: William Wurster

515 Miner, Orinda

The Richard Breuner house is a fairly early design by long time dean of architecture at UC Berkeley, William Wurster. It is difficult to discern today just how revolutionary Wurster’s work was at the time because so many of the … Continue reading

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3913 Happy Valley, Lafayette

This sprawling Lafayette mid-century is a bit reminiscent of the work of Richard Danskin who built a great number of homes in Lafayette and Orinda during the 1960s. His trademark low slope roofs interrupted by a high peak are easy … Continue reading

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