This project is being built on a site that previously had a house that was destroyed by a wildfire also known as a house in the Wildland Urban Interface (WUI). We are aggressively taking the challenge of hardening the building against fire. The evidence from the many houses destroyed in wildfires shows wildfires ignite homes in particular ways. Here are some brief examples of how fire ignites houses and how.
In this piece, we describe a project for a client who wanted a new house to age in place.
Eliza Hart of Hart Wright Architects is featured in a new video on Houzz.com. You can see the video here.
We here at HWA draw much inspiration from the architecture of the Scandinavian region and American modernism. For that matter, we are all about San Francisco Bay area regional modernism of the mid-20th century cross pollinated with Scandinavian architects and designers in the years following World War 2. We made a visit to Scandinavia not long ago and gathered the following inspirational images: Eliel Saarinen 1-Hvittrask, 1902: This communal living.
We interviewed with Jeff King and Company and have been featured on their blog. “Jeff King & Co: Where do you look for design inspiration? Eliza Hart: The short list is: nature, other architects (both famous and not so famous), local buildings, and our travels. Stuart Wright and I are both transplants to California by choice and discovered that we are inspired by the California design aesthetic. We’ve spent a.
We are proud to announce Hart Wright Architects has been certified DBE, a designation that stands for Disadvantaged Business Enterprise. The US Department of Transportation has mandated in its code of regulations that any public agency that receives federal assistance must participate in a certification program. This means that recipients of this funding must hire small minority and women owned businesses for a portion of their projects. In order for.
Remodelist featured our Lafayette house, have a look! Thank you Remodelista! Check it out here.
Our Lafayette Project Will be featured on 8/13/11. Please save the date for the first ever AIA East Bay Home Tours, August 13, 2011, where you will see one of our projects featured For more information visit: http://www.aiaeb.org/hometours.htm An article in the Chronicle: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2011/08/07/HOVE1KH91N.DTL To see more photos of the house visit: http://www.hartwrightarchitects.com/projects/blackthorn/
We were featured on slowhomestudio.com’s blog! Here’s the video. Also check out their blog for more interesting videos and articles.
Here is a recently completed remodel of a house on the Peninsula. Back to back fireplaces created a block between spaces. The living room was so disconnected from the rest of the house that it was hardly used. We removed one fireplace and created flow between the dining room and living room. The kitchen was completely remodeled. To save cost, the configuration was only slightly altered but there is more.
If you haven’t seen it already, Hart Wright Architects has been featured in the San Francisco Chronicle. Check out the article on our Bernal Heights home remodel! Bernal Heights fixer-upper hip to be Square
Hart Wright Architects
340 Potrero Ave
San Francisco, CA 94103
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