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No 1475

What: 3,478 ft² residential remodel (with Ana Williamson Architect)

Where: Los Altos, CA

Head Architect: Ana Williamson

Team: Kimberly Yee, Gesthimani Roumpani


[Official selection for AIA Silicon Valley Home Tours 2018]

Role: Project Manager + Designer

Existing VS Proposed first floor plan
Existing VS Proposed
Existing VS Proposed section

What started off as a small kitchen remodel, turned into a 424 SF addition and an entire remodel of the existing 3,478 SF three story East Coast Colonial house. The inside of the building envelope was taken down to the studs to allow for a clean slate of materials, for design and constructability reasons. Both flights of internal stairs were re-built with open rails, visually opening up the vertical circulation core. The carefully selected material palette responds to the owners’ request for balancing aesthetics and functionality, and its neutral colors aim for timelessness and relevance to the historic bones of the house.


I was actively involved throughout all phases of this project, from SD to CA, and produced all drawings (Design Review set, Permit set, Bid set, CD set, ASIs, RFIs etc), renderings, assisted in material selection, facilitated consultant coordination and client meetings, and attended weekly site meetings for Construction Administration.

N° 1475 was selected for the AIA Silicon Valley Home Tours 2018. Per AIA records, it was the most attended house of the tour. All content belongs to Ana Williamson Architect.

Preservation of the East Coast colonial exterior.
Photo courtesy of Henrybuilt.
Construction site
CMF specification
Photo cousrtesy of Henrybuilt.
Photo courtesy of Henrybuilt.
Photo by Dean Birinyi for AWA.
Photo by Dean Birinyi for AWA.
Photo by Dean Birinyi for AWA.
CMF specification
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