Category Archives: A-Frame

26 Fern, Orinda

Today our featured home is a sizeable Orinda A-frame. It has enough protuberances so that its signature shape is barely discernable from the front, but inside the structure is unmistakable. Nearly the entire gable end is glazed which opens the … Continue reading

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1655 Arrowhead, Oakland

Today we feature a great Oakland hills A-frame / dome hybrid. One of the downsides of the standard A-frame form is that there is generally only room for windows on the ends of the structure. That problem is solved here … Continue reading

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6274 Clive, Oakland

A little over a month ago we featured an unusual asymmetrical A-Frame house designed by Wally Reemelin in Berkeley. Reemelin is one of the designers credited with the creation of the modern A-Frame form and his trademark structures are found … Continue reading

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1405 Glendale, Berkeley

The mid-century craze for A-Frame structures had its beginnings in the Bay Area with simultaneous designs by a number of architects at the end of the 1940s. The A-Frame would go on to become the prototypical mid-century vacation home: well … Continue reading

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26459 Palomares, Castro Valley

This A-frame short sale has a lot of potential. With its towering walls of glass, exposed timber framing, and rock accents it is full of unadulterated late mid-century flavor. There is even a sunken living room and unusual indoor swimming … Continue reading

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1401 Grizzly Peak, Berkeley

Edificionado is pleased to have represented the buyers of this very unusual Berkeley hills home. The home was designed and built in 1977 by Helmut Brudigam of Brudigam Construction out of Lafayette and it is probably best described as a … Continue reading

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164 Paso Nogal, Pleasant Hill

Today we have an unusual home to share. Not only is it situated in a rather unexpected location (Pleasant Hill is not generally regarded as a haven for unique architecture), but it is also a pretty intriguing little structure. The … Continue reading

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