A density of 31 single-family
houses to the net acre was achieved on this hillside
site. The project totals 48 houses.
The property is traversed
by a new public right-of-way. The road is retained
by a poured in place concrete wall.
The houses double load the
new street. The uphill homes are three bedrooms, while
the downhill range from two to five bedrooms.
Neighborhood character was
respected by the massing and detailing of the homes,
and by introducing breaks in the row of houses to continue
the open space pattern of the adjacent neighborhood.
This project is at the southern
entrance to San Francisco and acts as a portal to the