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Improbably, this swath of Nicasio wilderness provides a microcosm of San Francisco: The city that used to be a refuge for hedonists and... More»


One need only survey San Francisco’s Jenga-like crop of impending high-rises to glean that space is a scarce commodity here. So when... More»

Jay Nelson's tree house.

On weekends, you can often spot Jay Nelson tooling around town ... More»


Every morning, Airbnb's 200 local employees face the enviable option of working from one of eight exotic locales. There's a Balinese single... More»


With its macaron-colored single-family homes and flats, the Inner Richmond isn’t known for daring feats of architecture. Nor is it synonymous with new... More»


Kathy Sloan, a retired builder, and Mike Moser, an artist, had been living in their secluded Mill Valley home for 14 years when Grandpa prompted them to... More»


Narrow. Crowded. Dark. When Jonathan Feldman of Feldman Architecture first saw this home—yes, this one—those were the... More»


Two San Francisco–based design firms were among the 10 winners of the... More»


Jay Nelson doesn’t just want you to look at his art pieces—he wants you to clamber into... More»


Not every 21st-century exec wants an office littered with Ping-Pong tables, bocce courts, and napping nooks. In this city of startups, there's something... More»


Zero. Zilch. Nada. The buzziest new Bay Area homes aren't envied for their Kim and Kanye-like excess. Instead, their cool factor lies in what's lacking.... More»


Pacific Heights architecture firm Turnbull Griffin Haesloop is known for pulling off deft... More»