Kitchen

  • kitchen: bungalow unbungled

    These San Antonio homeowners adore the charm of their early-1900s bungalow and didn't want to disturb the fabric of its historic neighborhood. What they did want was a contemporary kitchen that flowed into expanded living spaces; and they sought privacy from their neighbors without losing valuable...

     
  • universal appeal

    Ronnette Riley, FAIA, was practicing universal design long before the term was coined, and while she admires the intent of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), she takes issue with some of its content.

     
  • retreat reclaimed

    A tranquil retreat with strong outdoor ties and opportunities to display treasured mementos was the client's mandate for her second home, overlooking the bay in Sausalito, Calif.

     
  • hover craft

    Three young architects with a passion for craftsmanship launched their new design/ build firm and this 6,000-square-foot interiors project nearly simultaneously.

     
  • Sea Catch

    When you look at something beautiful every day, it's easy to forget how extraordinary it is.

     
  • potrero hill residence, san francisco

    A strong concept and refined detailing bring unity to this second-floor living space. The owners, a photographer and his wife, asked Jay Serrao, AIA, to create a lively kitchen, dining area, and living room that would flex for entertaining.

     
  • kitchen: home entertainment

    Preparing elaborate meals for an audience of friends, family, and even strangers is a major pastime for the owners of this Austin, Texas, home.

     
  • plane view

    How do you transform a 5,000-square-foot industrial space into a comfortable residence without losing that sought-after urban loft feel?

     
  • mountain time

    A spectacular hillside just north of San Francisco inspired both the form and plan of this 4,000-square-foot house by the eponymous firm House + House Architects.

     
  • d.c. residence, washington, d.c.

    Unlike politics, architecture has second acts. This original kitchen was outdated, extremely dark, and cut off from the rest of the house, says Ralph Cunningham, but it's reincarnated as a light-filled space with a felicitous floor-plan flow.

     
 
 
 
 
 
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