I worked as an in-house designer for Wallace Olson Associates,
a residential development and construction company in Moraga.
I prepared design and construction drawings for more than 30 houses.
Lakso Residence 1355 Summit Road, Lafayette
A new split-level house with 5 bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths, 3,700 square feet.
Tamori Residence 836 Tamori Lane, Concord
New two-story house with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, 2,600 square feet.
Joseph Residence 2844 Chelsea Lane, Oakland
Preliminary design studies for 2 houses on a hillside lot in Montclair. The project went "on hold" until 1990 when they proceeded with a single house on the lot.
Silva & Canaday Construction Creekledge Court, Danville
I prepared design and construction drawings for 3 two story houses, and 2 one story houses, from 4,000 to 6,000 square feet.
Heller Residence Addition220 Vallecito Lane, Walnut Creek
A one-story, 560 square feet addition of a new family room and bathroom, suitable for conversion to a studio living unit in the future.
A & H Development 1184 Victory Lane, Concord
A one-story, 260 square feet family room addition and kitchen remodel. The exterior was upgraded, including new roofing and a new front entry porch.
Brody Residence 2004 Montclair Circle, Walnut Creek
A major remodel of my own house. We essentially built a new house, with a new second-story master suite, enlarging the house from 1,400 square feet to 2,600 square feet.
Adler Residence Remodel 37 Terrabella Drive, Walnut Creek
A remodel and 200 square foot addition which added a new master bathroom enlarged the master bedroom and relocated the other bathroom.
Silva & Canaday Construction Encinal Court, Walnut Creek
I prepared schematic floor plans for an 8 lot subdivision which were used to obtain the Planning Commission approval for the subdivision map.
Advance ConstructionKellebrew Court, Napa
New 3,300 square foot custom "spec" house, one-story with a loft, with 4 bedrooms, 2 baths and a 3-car garage.
Joseph Residence 2844 Chelsea Drive, Oakland
A new multi-level custom home on a steep lot, with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, and a 2 car garage.
Powell Residence Addition315 Edgewood Avenue, Mill Valley
An 800 square foot. second story addition of a master suite with a den and a deck.
Salvatora Residence Addition 728 Bradley Avenue, Novato
An addition and attic conversion over the existing garage, adding a new
500 square foot master suite.
Gipson Residence Addition40 Stevenson Drive, Pleasant Hill
A 1,600 square foot, two story addition to an existing 1,000 square foot one-story home. The addition added a new master suite, with a den, enlarged the living room and created a second living unit.
Jensen Residence 555 El Pintado, Danville
A new 3,000 square foot, 2-story, Victorian style, custom home, 5 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms and a wrap around porch.
Silva & Canaday Construction 615 Encinal Court, Walnut Creek
I prepared design and construction drawings for the first house of the new subdivision, on Lot 8. This is a one-story house, 2,800 square feet, with 4 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths and a 5-car, 1,200 square feet garage.
Phillips Residence Addition771 Thomas Lane, Walnut Creek
A 1,000 square foot, second story addition over the existing garage, adding a new family room, guest bedroom and bathroom. The existing kitchen was remodeled.
Semrad Residence Addition1906 Newell Avenue, Walnut Creek
A 1,600 square foot, two story addition to an existing 1,200 square feet, one-story home. The addition included a parlor, family room and bathroom at the first floor and 3 bedrooms and a bathroom at the second floor.
Perry Residence Remodel 196 Castle Hill Ranch Road, Walnut Creek
A remodel and addition of 80 square feet to enlarge the family room. The laundry and water heater were re-located. An existing bathroom was relocated and a new walk-in closet was created in the master bedroom.
Duthie Residence 2305 Caballo Ranchero Road, Diablo
A new, two-story custom home with a large porch and a 2-car garage with work area. The house is 4,300 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths and 2 half baths.
Steinholtz Residence Remodel401 Melrose, San Francisco
A remodel of existing unfinished space which added 480 square feet of new living space to an existing 875 square foot, one bedroom, one bath home. The conversion created a second bedroom and bath and forced-air central heating was installed.
Coito Garage 1012 Stone Valley Road, Alamo
A new 760 square foot, detached 3-car garage with a shop area.
Silva & Canaday Construction 625 & 635 Encinal Ct., Walnut Creek
Lot 6 is a two story, 3,100 square foot custom home with 4 bedrooms and a den, 3 baths and an optional fourth bath, and a 3-car tandem garage.
Lot 7 is a 2,600 square feet, one story house with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths and a 3-car garage.
LaFrance Residence Addition 3961 Franke Lane, Lafayette
A one story addition of 430 square feet which expanded the existing master suite. The walk-in closet was relocated and a new exercise room created. The existing master bath was remodeled to accommodate a new shower and a spa tub.
Senalik Residence 5520 Springridge Way, Fairfield
A new custom home, 3,600 square feet with 4 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms and a 4-car garage.
Hunter Residence Addition 1020 Regio Court, Lafayette
A new attached garage and 320 square feet of new living space were added. I prepared construction drawings based upon the owner's design of the addition.
Weston Residence Addition316 Pickering Place, Walnut Creek
A 45 square foot addition to an existing bathroom to install a new spa tub.
Silva & Canaday Construction 630 & 640 Encinal Ct., Walnut Creek
Lot 2 is one story, 2,400 square foot, 4 bedroom, 2-1/2 baths and 3-car garage.
Lot 3 is a two story, 2,450 square foot house with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths and a 3-car tandem garage.
Wilson Residence 436 Vista Way, Martinez
This project was a new detached garage to serve the existing house with a new second living unit above the garage.
Koch Residence Addition 1687 Rockville Road, Suisun
I originally did some design studies for the Kochs for a new house on a lot in Eastridge, but they decided to stay in their current home and add on. The project was a one story, 1,270 square foot addition with a new master suite, an office and a loggia area which provides additional space for entertaining.
Criswell Residence Addition 496 Broadmoor Avenue, San Leandro
A 740 square foot, one story addition to the existing residence and a 720 square foot, detached 2-car garage. The addition added a master suite, den, laundry room and a kitchen nook. A deck at the rear connects the garage to a new back entry.
Blankenship Residence Addition121 Park Avenue, Walnut Creek
A remodel and an addition of 300 square feet enlarging the kitchen and dining area. A entrance was relocated and a new entry porch was added. The bathroom and kitchen were completely renovated, all windows replaced and finishes updated.
Silva & Canaday Construction 620 & 650 Encinal Court, Walnut Creek
Lot 1 is a 2,480 square feet, two story house with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths and a 3-car tandem garage.
Lot 4 is a two story, 3,350 square foot home with 4 bedrooms and a den, 2-1/2 baths, an optional fourth bath, and a 3-car tandem garage.
Francis Residence1690 Sargent Road, Concord
A new two story custom home, 3,300 square feet with 4 bedrooms, a den, and bathrooms. The house has a big front porch and an large 2-car garage.
Goldsmith Kitchen Remodel 2894 San Carlos Drive, Walnut Creek
The kitchen was expanded into the existing porch area, adding 88 square feet The layout of the kitchen and nook was re-designed with new cabinets and appliances and built-in seating in the nook.
Grill Residence Addition1562 Rockville Road, Suisun
A 350 square foot addition enlarged the master bedroom and created a new walk-in closet and master bathroom.
Smith Residence631 La Vista Drive, Walnut Creek
A new custom residence, 2,050 square feet with 3 bedrooms and 3 baths. The living space is all on one level, built above a 3-car garage.
Ballinger Kitchen Remodel2 Las Huertas Court, San Rafael
The kitchen layout was re-designed, adding a dishwasher, moving windows, increasing cabinet space and opening the wall between the kitchen and dining, providing a new counter to use from the dining room.
Silva & Canaday Construction 645 Encinal Court, Walnut Creek
Lot 5 is a 3,600 square foot, two story custom home with 5 bedrooms, 3 baths and a 3-car tandem garage. The house was sold before it was built and the owners enlarged the original plans to meet their needs.
Chapman Residence Lot 9, Eastridge Unit 1, Fairfield
This was a two story, 5 bedroom house for which the owners had bought plans from a magazine. I enlarged the plan and made modifications and was almost done with the working drawings when the owners sold the lot and bought another.
Chapman Residence 3335 Deer Hollow Drive, Danville
The plans for the Eastridge lot didn't work on the Chapman's new lot in Blackhawk, so I prepared another set of plans for them. The house is 5,000 square feet, with 5 bedrooms and a den, 4-1/2 baths and a 4-car garage. The project also included a pool house.
Cowdery Residence Addition21 Greenway Drive, Walnut Creek
An 1,100 square foot addition, one story with a small loft area. The addition gave the owners a new living and dining room and a large master bedroom was added next to the existing master bath. A new porch created a more formal entry and all windows were replaced in the existing house.
Hunt Residence Addition236 Warwick Drive, Walnut Creek
This addition added only 240 square feet, but the existing house was remodeled extensively. A formal library was created, a bathroom relocated, the entry was enlarged and all windows and glass doors were replaced.
Bruzzone Residence Remodel3745 St. Francis Drive, Lafayette
An existing bathroom was enlarged with a new shower and tub.
Paris Residence Addition 1809 Cutie Lane, Concord
This 1,100 square feet addition created a large master suite with an office and sleeping loft as well as a new laundry room, nook/sunroom. The main entrance was relocated and a new porch ties into the existing front porch.
Bruni Residence 144 Twin Peaks Drive, Walnut Creek
A new multi-level 3,150 square foot hillside residence. I prepared schematics for the owner so he could determine the feasibility of building before buying the lot. The house has a master suite on one level, living area on the main floor and 3 bedrooms and a bathroom on the lower level.
Sullivan Residence Addition632 Vallejo, Crockett
An addition of a new second story master suite to an older (1920's era) house. The dining room at the first floor was also enlarged.
Arac Garage Addition 24 Cumorah Lane, Danville
Design and construction drawings for a new, attached 725 square feet 3-car garage.
Woods Residence 384 La Casa Via, Walnut Creek
A 5,000 square foot custom home. This large, one story home has 5 bedrooms, a library and a media room (which could function as bedrooms). There is a large, attached 3-car garage and a detached RV garage with a pool bath and dressing room. There is formal entry with a covered porch and a covered patio at the rear.
Brubaker Residence Addition 599 Silverado Drive, Lafayette
A 200 square foot addition adds a spa tub to the master bathroom, a new walk-in closet and a combination laundry and pool bath.
Congdon Residence Gordon Valley Road, Suisun
A new one-story 5,350 square feet residence with 4 bedrooms, 4 & 1/2 baths and a 3-car garage. The owners had designed a floor plan and I designed the exterior elevations and prepared the construction drawings.
Silva and Canaday Construction2054 Pebble Drive, Alamo
This two story house on a beautiful 2-1/2 acre hillside lot has 5,000 square feet, with 5 bedrooms, 3-1/2 bathrooms, formal dining room, game room, living room, den, an elevator, a wine cellar and a 3-car garage.
Perry Residence Addition 196 Castle Hill Ranch Road, Walnut Creek
A single story master suite expansion, which provided a new office area and enlarged the bedroom, raised the ceiling, and enlarged and reconfigured the master bathroom and walk-in closet.
Fleming Residence Addition1917 Nicolette Court, Martinez
A small addition to enlarge the existing master bedroom and bath and redesign the patio roof to blend into the house.
Pergrossi Residence6632 Amber Lane, Pleasanton
A 4,000 square foot, two story home with a 5-car garage. The house has 5 bedrooms and 3-1/2 baths, including an in-law unit.
Chandler Residence Addition430 Ponderosa Court, Lafayette
An 500 square foot addition and extensive remodel. A large library and a small utility room were added and a new bathroom was created within the existing house.
Chapman Pool House3339 Deer Hollow Drive, Danville
I modified a previous pool house design for Mr. Chapman to use for a spec home he was building.
Cowdery Residence Addition21 Greenway Drive, Walnut Creek
A 272 square feet addition, which replaced the existing playroom and added a new guest bedroom on the other side of the house from the prior addition.
Brown Residence Addition2155 Frederick Street, Concord
This 460 square feet, one story addition added 11 feet the entire length of the house at the rear. The existing bathroom and kitchen were reconfigured, a new master bath was added and the master bedroom and garage were enlarged.
Ketcham Residence Addition4875 Thiessen Court, Concord
A 480 square foot addition of a new master bedroom and bathroom with a walk-in closet. The family room was also enlarged.
Fleming Residence Addition1917 Nicolette Court, Martinez
I re-designed the addition to create a new second floor with a master bedroom and bathroom, so that the addition added a bedroom and bath, instead of just enlarging existing ones in the previous design.
Cutler Residence Addition498 Mitchell Canyon Lane, Clayton
This 2,400 square feet, multi-level addition added a new 4-bedroom, 3-bathroom living unit and 2-car garage.
Kowalski Residence Addition4199 Quail Run Drive, Danville
This project enlarged and finished an attic space to provide a new den. I also prepared design studies to determine the feasibility of a second story addition over the garage.
Hochhaus Residence Addition105 Terrace Road, Walnut Creek
A 1,250 square feet addition, which added a new second story with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, changed the roof on the existing garage, enlarged the living room and a bedroom at the first floor and added a large front porch.
Lakso Garage1355 Summit Road, Lafayette
I originally designed the Lakso house in 1987 and this year they added a new detached 320 square feet, 2-car garage.
Rotzin Residence Addition170 Greenway Drive, Walnut Creek
I did a master plan design study for adding a new master suite, converting the existing garage to a family room and adding a new 2-car garage with a second living unit above. I prepared working drawings only for the new one story addition of a new master bedroom and bathroom.
Kade Residence Addition10 Alwin Road, Walnut Creek
This 565 square feet addition converted existing unconditioned spaces into a new den and guest bedroom suite. We changed the roof over the existing structure, finished the interior and replaced all the windows.
Tooley Secondary Unit 432 Vista Way, Martinez
I did design studies for a detached secondary living unit with a kitchen, living room, 2 bedrooms and a bathroom over a 2-car garage. The project requires a variance from the City of Martinez and I prepared the materials for the variance application.
Kowalski Residence Addition4199 Quail Run Drive, Alamo
This 340 square foot, one story expansion of the existing family room added a sit-down bar and room for a pool table.
Dayton Residence Addition2237 Holly View Drive, Martinez
A new family room was added next to an expanded,. The existing deck was removed for the addition and replaced in a new location. The total expansion was 356 square feet and 300 square feet of new deck.
Neary Residence Addition25 Terra Bella Drive, Walnut Creek
This single story addition of 193 square feet expanded the existing master bedroom, converted the existing master bathroom to a walk-in closet and built a new, larger master bathroom.
Owens Residence Addition125 Las Lomas Way, Walnut Creek
The family room was doubled in size with this 204 square foot addition, including a new bay window and a deck with a trellis.
Palas Residence Addition708 Eccleston Drive, Walnut Creek
A new master bedroom and bath, a new dining room adjacent to a remodeled kitchen and a powder room were created with an addition of 496 square feet
Rowe Residence1011 Via Palo Linda, Suisun
This new house was designed as an eventual guesthouse over a two-car garage, but the owners planned to live there while building their future home on the same parcel. The unique design has one large open living space at the upper floor. The bathroom and a guest room are on the lower floor, behind the garage.
Mark Staats Residence Addition25 English Oak Court, Danville
A remodel of the existing master bathroom, closet and bedroom with a small addition of 23 square feet and a new masonry fireplace in the bedroom.
Sale Residence Addition514 Shelley Drive, Pleasant Hill
A new master bathroom and closet was added and the existing master bedroom enlarged with a 218 square feet addition.
Cometta Residence466 Bristol Court, Oakley
This new two-story, 2,210 square foot house was built on a narrow corner lot. It has an over-sized 2-car garage, 3 bedrooms and 2-1/2 bathrooms.
Cooke Residence Addition116 Hilltop Crescent, Walnut Creek
The existing 1,100 square foot house, on a spectacular view lot, was a tear-down to the foundation and then built as a new, 3,050 square feet home. The project became controversial during "Small Lot Review" procedures and had to be re-designed for eventual approval by the County Board of Supervisors. The final design has 3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, with a second story master suite, a large kitchen, and lots of windows.
Silva & Canaday Construction264 Livorna Heights Road, Alamo
This 4,800 square foot, two-story house has 5 bedrooms, 4-1/2 baths, a library on the second floor and a living room, family room, kitchen with nook and a formal dining room on the main floor and a 4-car garage.
Bhatia Residence Addition137 Las Lomas Way, Walnut Creek
A 280 square foot expansion of the master bedroom, a new 115 square feet sunroom, and a remodel of the laundry, including a new bath with shower.
Seth Residence Addition627 La Vista Drive, Walnut Creek
A 987 square foot addition added a new master bedroom suite with an office, a family room at the rear, and a new covered entry porch.
Singh Residence Addition60 Sara Lane, Danville
This project was a complete renovation of a small, one-story house with a 1,674 square foot addition. This created a new master suite, living, and dining rooms, enlarging the garage and updating the kitchen and bathrooms.
Quillin Residence Addition16 Poco Lane, Walnut Creek
A new master bedroom suite with a covered patio and a fifth bedroom were the result of this 875 square foot addition. I also prepared a design for a family room addition and kitchen remodel to be built in the future.
Downie Residence1178 Victory Lane, Concord
This new, two-story, 2,560 square foot home was designed, to fit a small corner lot. It has 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 bathrooms, a large open family room, nook and kitchen, and a 2-car garage.
Plock Residence Addition 2915 Eccleston Drive, Walnut Creek
A new 230 square foot attached carport, and a new bathroom and closet were provided by a126 square foot addition.
Sullivan Residence49 Diablo View Road, Orinda
The Sullivan's lot in Orinda presented many challenges, including the grueling Orinda Planning Commission Design Review. The multi-level house has 5 bedrooms, 3-3/4 baths, and a 3-car garage.
Roman Residence Addition35 Hidden Crest Court, Danville
The family room was enlarged with a 190 square foot addition with a new wet bar and vaulted ceiling in the addition.
Ortega Residence Addition633 La Vista Drive, Walnut Creek
This major renovation more than doubled the size of the home, adding 1,430 square feet The addition enlarged the living room, the kitchen and two of the bedrooms. A large laundry with a half bath and a playroom next to the kitchen was added and a new office was created near the redesigned entry.
McPeak Residence42600 Hathaway Crossing, Point Arena
This project was a new one story, 2,400 square foot house with a detached 1,100 square foot, 3-car garage. The house has 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a large study and a sunroom. The garage also has a bathroom and is con-nected to the house with a breezeway.
Trescony Residence Addition260 Overhill Road, Orinda
A new 290 square foot family room was created with this addition. The new room has 11 foot ceilings, high windows and a fireplace.
McCune Residence Addition 780 Seven Hills Road, Walnut Creek
The existing garage was converted to a new master bedroom and a new bathroom and walk-in closet was built, for an addition of 640 square feet of new living space. A new 500 square foot, 2-car garage was built to replace the old one. The project required and received a variance from the City of Walnut Creek.
Fuller Addition250 Lakewood Road, Walnut Creek
This major remodel added 1,066 square feet to the existing 1,540 square foot home. A new family room was created over the existing garage, the kitchen was enlarged with a laundry and half bath. A new lower level entry with an office above was also part of the project. This project required a variance to the side yard setback from the City of Walnut Creek.
Dodd Property Addition1496 Cape Cod Way, Concord
A small addition of 152 square feet enlarged the living room and kitchen and a new entry porch was created.
Skinner Residence Addition 1299 Rudgear Road, Walnut Creek
This 1,785 square foot addition created a 1-bedroom second living unit on the new second floor as well as a playroom, accessible only from the main house. The lower floor addition has a new kitchen, family room and dining room, a new laundry room and large pantry where the old kitchen was.
Rothermich Residence Addition 122 Park Avenue, Walnut Creek
The addition of only 195 square feet added a new office (bedroom) and enlarged the dining area. The existing bedrooms were remodeled, losing one bedroom to provide a new bath and a new master bedroom closet.
Ghisletta Residence Addition 23 Fallen Oak Lane, Martinez
A major renovation of a 30-year old house, 75% of the house was torn down to the floor framing, and rebuilt with a new floor plan and roof.
976 square feet were added for a total of 3,160 and 900 square feet were added to the existing garage.
Pope Residence Addition 240 Lombardi Circle, Walnut Creek
An addition of 950 square feet created a new master bedroom suite with a large bathroom and a walk-in closet.
Florence Residence Addition 155 Kendall Road, Walnut Creek
The owners had started an addition, but stopped after the foundation was poured. This foundation was used as part of a larger, 856 square foot addition. A new master suite and laundry room were added. The kitchen, dining room and an existing bedroom were enlarged.
Gendron Residence Addition 20 Ravenwood Drive, Walnut Creek
This is a large 1,368 square foot addition and remodel that the owners built in two phases. The first phase was a new master bedroom suite and another new bedroom. The second phase adds a small one-car garage and enlarges the kitchen and nook, with new vaulted ceilings at the existing living room.
Randall Residence 21 Fallen Oak Lane, Martinez
A 3,500 square foot, two story house with 4 bedrooms, 3-3/4 bathrooms, and a 3-car garage. The project also included a detached pool house.
Patterson Residence 1836 Lynvale Lane, Walnut Creek
This project was a new 2,670 square foot, two story house with 4 bedrooms, 3-1/2 baths, and a 2-car garage.
Sale Residence Addition514 Shelley Drive, Pleasant Hill
The kitchen was enlarged and a new laundry room added with a
210 square foot addition.
Arington Bath Addition245 Lakewood Road, Walnut Creek
This was a small 52 square feet addition to an existing bathroom, including reconfiguring the master closet.
Smith Residence 3910 Alhambra Way, Martinez
A new 2-story 3,365 square foot Victorian farmhouse style with a large covered front porch. It has 5 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, and an attached 3-car garage with a bonus room above. This was never built.
Canaday Garage4261 Green Acres Court, Suisun
A new 1,800 square foot RV garage with a 600 square foot storage mezzanine and a covered porch.
Gray Residence Addition 270 Stevenson Drive, Pleasant Hill
A 480 square foot addition of a new family room and kitchen remodel. The design also remodeled the garage roof to blend with the addition.
Cortessis Residence AdditionReliez Valley Road, Lafayette
A garage addition with a new bath and laundry room.
Detjens Residence Addition1934 John Muir Road, Martinez
This small, 163 square foot addition enlarges the master bathroom and the family room. The roof structure at the family room was changed to provide a vaulted ceiling and new high windows.
Randall Second Unit/Pool House21 Fallen Oak Lane, Martinez
This detached building is designed as a second living unit with one bedroom, but is also oriented as a pool cabana and has an outdoor fireplace.
Kemper Residence 1900 Glen Haven Avenue South, Walnut Creek
This project was a tear-down, with a new 5,260 square foot house on a sloping lot. The living area is on one level with 5 bedrooms 4-1/2 bathrooms. A 1,900 square foot garage with an office is on the lower level.
Ghisletta Residence Addition 1924 Marguerite Ave., Pleasant Hill
The existing master bedroom was incorporated into the living room and the kitchen was enlarged and opened up to the larger living room. A new master bedroom suite with a large walk-in closet and a laundry room were added with a 705 square foot addition.
Gomez Residence 1171 Dewing Lane, Walnut Creek
The existing house on this lot became a legal second Unit after the owner built a new house as the main living unit. The new 1,760 square foot house has 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a front porch and a 2-car garage.
Hansen Addition1192 Vacation Drive, Lafayette
This was a 584 square foot addition of a one story family room with 2 new large closets in existing bedrooms.
Assistance League Addition 1860 Second Avenue, Walnut Creek
An existing 1,400 square foot house used by the Assistance League of Diablo Valley for their Operation School Bell program which provides clothing to needy schoolchildren. The addition of 900 square feet enlarged an existing room and added 2 large storage rooms, one of which is convertible to a garage if the house ever goes back to residential use.
Ching Family Room Remodel 8 Windermere Lane, Danville
This project remodeled an existing family room. 112 square feet were added, the floor was raised to the same level as the rest of the house and the ceiling was vaulted.
Gremore Residence Remodel35 Fraser Drive, Walnut Creek
Only 68 new square feet, but the floor plan was transformed to open the living area to the back yard. The kitchen was enlarged and the master suite was rearranged.
Wentworth Residence 721 Saddle Ridge Way, Fairfield
A new two-story 4,200 square foot Italian villa style custom house. The plan has 2 master suites, one on each floor, a third bedroom, a study, formal dining, two story great room, several decks and a 5-car garage.
Ghisletta Pool Cabana23 Fallen Oak Lane, Martinez
A new 586 square foot accessory building. The pool cabana has a half bath and outdoor shower, fireplace and full outdoor kitchen.
Chapman Residence Addition3335 Deer Hollow Drive, Danville
A small addition to the family room of a house that I designed in 1995.
Marckwardt Garage Addition5094 Blackhawk Drive, Danville
A 250 square feet golf cart garage was added onto the existing garage.
Husch Residence Addition3422 McEllen Court, Lafayette
A small addition of 56 square feet enlarged the kitchen and adjacent nook.
Chan Residence Addition4 Joplin Court, Lafayette
A small addition of 116 square feet provided a new, larger master bath and changed the old master bath into a larger closet.
Krupp Office Building3365 Soda Canyon Road, Napa
The client wanted a new home office on his vineyard property that could also function as a guest house. Napa County considered it agricultural office occupancy, so this became my one commercial building. It is 1,036 square feet with a 250 square feet mezzanine within a large great room. The
re are 3 offices and an accessible bathroom.
Langston Garden Shed 340 David Drive, Alamo
A 315 square foot accessory building used as a garden shed.
Smith Addition 852 Grayson Road, Pleasant Hill
An existing house and a detached garage with a 2nd unit were joined with a 463 square foot addition and remodeled and upgraded the entire house.
Neely Residence Addition 1231 Quandt Road, Lafayette
This 493 square foot addition added a large master suite and enlarged the living room area.
Ching Residence Addition8 Windermere Lane, Danville
This was my second project at this house. The existing second unit was enlarged by 284 square feet to provide it with a separate bedroom.
Pope Residence Addition229 Nob Hill Drive, Walnut Creek
The laundry, both bathrooms, 2 bedrooms and the walk-in closet were all enlarged in a 231 square foot addition.
Skamarocius Kitchen Remodel1355 Green Acres Lane, Suisun
I designed a large addition for this house, but the owner decided to just remodel the kitchen, adding 68 square feet The larger addition may be built in the future.
Chapman Pool House Remodel 3335 Deer Hollow Drive, Danville
This 5,738 square feet very custom house on 46 acres is the largest I've ever designed. It is one story with 1 small second story room. The interior
Wimmer Residence 4275 Putah Creek Road, Winters
This 5,738 square feet very custom house on 46 acres is the largest I've ever designed. It is one story with 1 small second story room. The interior courtyard has a lap pool and covered patio on 3 sides. There are 3,000 square feet of attached garages and storage and a detached 900 square foot RV garage.
Lakso Garage Addition1355 Summit Road, Lafayette
As the third project with the Laksos, I designed an addition to the detached 320 square foot, 2-car garage that was built in 1998.
Riehl Residence 7395 Putman Drive, Vacaville
A new one-story home with 3 bedrooms, a study, 2-1/2 bathrooms and
A 524 square foot 2-car garage
Schwenger Residence Addition 15940 County Road 87, Esparto
I was hired after another designer had abandoned the project and finished the plans through construction drawings and building permit.
Mike Smith Residence 2154 San Miguel Drive, Walnut Creek
This new 2-story house has 5,595 square feet of living space, including a 2nd unit, and a 1 1,055 square foot 3-car garage.
True Residence Addition50 Trish Court, Danville
An addition of a new bathroom and enlarging and a complete remodel of the kitchen for a total of 165 new square feet and interior remodeling.
Wentworth Residence 5314 Bay Ridge Drive, Fairfield
This was the second house I did for the Wentworths. It is a 4,800 square foot Georgian style two-story home with 5 bedrooms and a study, 4 baths and a 1,300 square foot, 5 car garage.
Gardiner Residence 5989 Pleasants Valley Road, Vacaville
This is a new one story, 4,200 square foot house with a large attached garage, located on a 20 acre lot. The house has 3 large bedrooms and
3-1/2 baths. The 4-car garage is 3,200 square feet, including a large shop and a small bathroom next to a storage area that could be converted to an in-law unit.
Milward Residence Remodel 1431 Barbis Way, Concord
A large addition of 1,000 square feet with extensive remodeling of the existing house. The kitchen was enlarged and opened to the family room. A new laundry room and bedroom were added and the master bedroom was enlarged with a new office area.
Prouty Residence Addition 65 Hagen Oaks Court, Alamo
This project only added a new deck off the dining room built above an addition to the master bedroom below, and the exterior was completely renovated to create a bungalow style. The main entrance was relocated from the left side to the front and a new covered patio was created on the west side.
Elliot Smith Residence Addition 417 Everett Drive, Danville
This was a badly needed addition for a family of 7 and several designs were explored, but budget constraints led to a 700 square foot addition at the first floor and extensive interior remodeling. The addition enlarged the kitchen, dining room, bath and bedroom at the lower floor. The bath was converted from a tub to an accessible shower and the dining room floor was raised to eliminate an awkward step between the kitchen and the dining room. At the upper floor, one bathroom was converted into two and an attic space was converted into a walk-in closet.
Terzian Custom Residence4794 Proctor Road, Castro Valley 94583
A new 2,575 square foot, two story house with 2 large bedrooms and an attached garage. The project also included a pool and pool house.
Bosset Residence Addition780 La Contada Circle, Danville
A 987 square foot addition to the back of the1,242 square foot house enlarged the master bedroom and bath and added a third bedroom and bath in the same area. 122 square feet were added to the attached garage.
Butler Residence Addition1925 David Drive, Walnut Creek
An addition of 106 square feet to enlarge the master bath and bedroom, adding a walk-in closet.
Gambarin Residence Addition 111 Orleans Court, Walnut Creek
This small project was an interior remodel done quickly before the owners moved into their new home. The master suite and the adjacent second bathroom were reconfigured, taking some space from the second bath to make the master bath bigger. The kitchen was remodeled and the floor in the adjacent family room was raised to match the kitchen.
Lohec Residence Remodel5401 Johnston Road, Pleasanton
This project was done in several phases, while the family was out of the country for a couple of years. There wasn't any addition, but living space was added with a new raised floor over an existing garage slab and relocating a bathroom to create a new guest suite. A major kitchen remodel was next, including opening up to the adjacent dining room and rearranging the laundry and back entry area. The last phase remodeling and reconfiguring all the upstairs bathrooms to use space more efficiently. A covered balcony was enclosed to add space to the master Suite.
Olson Residence Addition 21617 Baywood Avenue, Castro Valley his 928 square foot addition more than doubled the size of the existing one-story house. The attached garage was slightly enlarged and a new 660 square foot detached garage with a shop was also part of the project.
Yee Residence Addition 905 Madeira Way, Pleasanton
This project added 560 square feet to a 1,580 square foot one story home, adding a large family room. The interior was redesigned to relocate and enlarge the kitchen, add a powder room, and the master suite was enlarged with a new walk-in closet.
Bennett Residence Addition 225 Grover Lane, Walnut Creek
The master and the adjacent bedroom were enlarged with a 216 square foot addition. The master bath was enlarged, the ceilings were vaulted in all the remodeled rooms and the closet at the second bedroom enlarged to a walk-in and a closet at upper level was converted to a small bathroom.
Cairns Residence Addition 485 Everett Drive, Danville
This project added a new 2-car garage and converted the existing garage into living space to provide a new family room and added 40 square feet to the kitchen. At the second floor a new wall created another bedroom and the master bedroom was enlarged and a new walk-in closet.
Cockburn Residence Addition271 Morello Avenue, Martinez
The family room was enlarged and the kitchen rearranged to open to the larger family room with a new window wall facing the view. A large tile deck was added and the garage roof was replaced.
Evans Residence Addition422 Verona Avenue, Danville
A 691 square foot second living unit was added to the rear of the existing one story house. 153 square feet were added to the existing kitchen with access to the second unit. The master bedroom was moved to an adjacent location and a master bathroom and walk-in closet were added.
Tryhorn Residence Remodel 21 Wanda Way, Martinez
The master bedroom and bathroom were enlarged with a 572 square foot addition. An existing carport was replaced with a new 630 square foot attached garage. A 200 square foot covered front porch. A large brick fireplace was removed and the interior reconfigured to enlarge the kitchen, add a walk-in pantry and a new half bath.
Wong Residence Addition 9402 Alcosta Boulevard, San Ramon
This project added 340 square feet to enlarge the family room and relocate and enlarge the kitchen. Several interior partitions were removed to open up the living dining room area. In addition, 3 windows were replaced with French doors.
Brown Residence Addition422 Suisun Valley Road, Suisun
727 square feet were added. The ceiling was raised in part of the existing house and an existing atrium was enclosed. The project added a new office, a laundry room, and the kitchen was completely remodeled with a new pantry. A large deck was also added.
Ghisletta Residence Addition23 Fallen Oak Lane, Martinez
This was a final addition to the Ghisletta's house. 3 bedrooms were enlarged and a playroom and a new bathroom were added.
McNaughton Residence Addition 4450 Wetterhorn Court, Concord
This addition added 308 square feet to a 2-story house, with a combination of a 2 story addition and conversion of attic space to living space.
O'Brien Residence Addition 89 Del Monte Court, Walnut Creek
235 square feet were added as a new master bedroom suite. The kitchen was relocated and the ceiling vaulted in the existing living/dining room.
Sullivan Residence Addition 4 Simo Street, Alamo
This project was done in 3 phases. The first phase remodeled the kitchen and converted the garage into a family room. The second phase added a new master bedroom and bathroom. The third phase provided a new 3-car garage and a 408 square foot office with a bathroom behind the garage.
Williams Residence Remodel1654 Jeni Lane, Fairfield
The owners of this Green Valley home remodeled only, with no addition of square footage. The master bathroom, kitchen and family room were significantly changed and the existing deck was changed to concrete and a new covered deck was added.
Gardiner Residence5989 Pleasant Valley Road, Vacaville
I originally designed this house in 2007, but it was never built. Mr. Gardiner decided that he wanted to downsize the house from 4,200 square feet to around 3,500. We also eliminated a shop area at the garage, but designed the house so that it could be added in the future.
Fuller Residence4881 Venner Road, Martinez
This was a new 2,256 square foot one-story house with a 440 square foot garage on a sloping lot. The owners had designed the house and hired me to prepare the construction drawings.
Leung New House3198 Gloria Terrace, Lafayette
New 2800 square foot two-story house with 650 s square foot 3-car garage on a sloping lot. The house has 3 large bedrooms and a den and 3 bathrooms. Has not been built as of 10/14.
Land New House1558 Avenida Nueva, Diablo
This new one story house has 3,525 square feet with 3 bedrooms and a study, 3-1/2 bathrooms. There are 1,00 square feet of covered porches and an 870 square foot 3-car garage.
George Residence Addition23 Mary Court, Danville
The existing 1,000 square foot one-story house had 3 bedrooms and one bath. This addition added 500 square feet to enlarge one of the bedrooms and added a master bathroom. The front porch was remodeled and a new heating system installed.
Halterman Residence Addition 1840 Glen View Drive, Walnut Creek
The kitchen was enlarged onto the front porch for and addition of 108 square feet.
Sabori Residence Addition2264 Mallard Drive, Walnut Creek
This addition added 1,000 square feet for a total of 2,266 square feet. The living room was converted to the master bedroom, with a new bathroom and walk-in closet. The entry was extended and the kitchen relocated next to a large new family room
Demshar Residence Addition28 Norman Court, Walnut Creek
This project added a new master bedroom suite above the existing garage, with 200 square feet added at the first floor.
Bruni New House40 Sugarloaf Terrace, Alamo
A 2-story Mediterranean style 3,066 square feet with an 800 square foot, 3-car garage. There are 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms at the second floor and a den and ½ bath on the first floor.
Kruger Residence Addition1680 Poplar Drive, Walnut Creek
A split-level addition provided a new Master Suite with a large family room with bath and laundry below. The 1,065 square foot addition doubled the size of the house. The kitchen was also remodeled.
Petrocco Residence Addition1697 Poplar Drive, Walnut Creek
This addition was only 463 square feet, but we rearranged the space to enlarge all 3 bedrooms, bring the laundry inside and added a 2nd bath-room to create a Master suite with a walk-in closet.
Doucette Residence Addition 7475 Elizabeth Road, Vacaville
The existing bedroom wing was extended for an addition of 380 square feet. This added a 5th bedroom and enlarged all the existing bedrooms and two bathrooms. The existing 448 square foot garage was also converted into living space which was used to enlarge the kitchen, dining and family rooms and add a mudroom and large laundry room. They plan to build a new garage in the future.
Tigchelaar Residence Addition 5700 Alhambra Road, Martinez
This addition addressed a variety of issues. The entry was relocated and the front porch was redesigned. An existing 2nd floor deck was given a new roofline that ties into the front porch roof. The family room and kitchen were enlarged and the stairway was reconfigured. At the 2nd floor 405 square feet were added to enlarge the master bedroom and add a master bath and large walk-in closet.
Jossy Residence Remodel3321 Gloucester Place, Fremont
This interior remodel of a two-story house removed or moved several bearing walls at the first floor that had to be replaced with beams. This allowed a more open floor plan with an enlarged kitchen, family and dining rooms without adding any square footage.
Reider Residence Addition123 First Avenue, Walnut Creek
This addition was only 463 square feet, but we rearranged the space to enlarge all 3 bedrooms, bring the laundry inside and added a 2nd bath-room to create a Master suite with a walk-in closet.
Nugent Residence Addition26 North Jackson Way, Alamo
The existing 1,147 square foot single story house was to have a 3,700 square foot two-story addition. This was a speculative project and was approved for permit, but not built as of December, 2016.
Choy Residence Addition800 Beaver Creek Ct., San Ramon
This small project enclosed an interior courtyard and converted some adjacent garage space into living space to create a large home office.
Lydon Residence Addition 1281 Camino Tassajara, Danville
An existing addition was removed and 552 square feet were added to add a new master suite, enlarge the kitchen and open it to the living room, and a new interior laundry.
Backhaus Residence Addition 57 Del Vista Court, Pleasant Hill
This project removed an existing second floor deck was removed. 273 square feet were added to the first floor to enlarge the family room and add a pantry next to the kitchen. At the second floor the 221 square feet were added to enlarge two existing bedrooms and add walk-in closets.
Cotter Residence Addition56 Norman Court, Walnut Creek
This addition was a new second floor above the garage, extending into the back yard to provide a covered patio. 90 square feet were added to the first floor for access to the back yard and the new staircase. The 642 square foot second floor has a master suite with a large walk-in closet and an office.
Moynihan Residence Addition2161 Stewart Ave., Walnut Creek
This is a two-story addition with a new 2-car garage and a new bedroom at the first floor and the 860 square foot second floor has a large new master suite and a separate office with a balcony.
Holcomb New Residence 420 West M Street Benicia (510) 385-9288
The existing house was torn down and a new 3,591 square foot, multi-level house with 4 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms built. It has large decks facing the water and a basketball court at the lower level.
Cox Residence Addition624 Center Street, Walnut Creek
This 178 square foot addition created a larger, more formal entry and added a pantry next to the kitchen. The project included an extension of the addition's gable roof to create a covered entry porch.
Yu New House3028 Propellor Lane, Brentwood
This new house is on more than 8 acres. It's a large one-story with an interior courtyard. The house is 3,445 square feet with 971 square feet of covered porches and 2 600 square foot 2-car attached garages.
Mbeledogu New House2248 Walnut Blvd, Walnut Creek
This project was a tear down with a new two-story House. The new 4,425 square foot house has 5 bedrooms,4-1/2 bathrooms with a large bonus room and storage above the 3-car garage.
Caborn Residence Addition2849 Acacia Road, Walnut Creek
This 176 square foot addition added a third bedroom and third bathroom to the 1,614 square foot residence for a total of 1,790 square feet.
Lyon Residence Addition3260 McKean Drive, Concord
A 426 square foot addition and remodel added a large workshop next to the garage, the entry was enlarged and a new interior laundry room was added.
Singh Residence Remodel145 Lucy Lane, San Ramon
An existing in-law unit above the garage was remodeled to enlarge the kitchen and add a laundry room.
Cole Garage Rebuild4231 Gregory Street, Oakland
The existing 417 square foot one-car garage was demolished and re-built slightly larger at 470 square feet.
Parker New House & 2d Unit1190 Bear Creek Road, Briones
The Parkers are building a new 4 bedroom, 3-1/2 bathroom, two story house with an attached 2-car garage. There will also be a detached 2-car garage with a second living unit above.
Venier Residence Addition185 Gil Blas Road, Danville
This project adds a master suite above the garage and the existing first floor master suite becomes the family room An addition at the first floor enlarges the kitchen and dining room and raises the floor at the dining room to match the kitchn.
O'Leary Kitchen Remodel921 Val Aire Place, Walnut Creek
The kitchen was enlarged into a nook area and the floor level at the adjacent living room was raised to match the kitchen floor.
Franssen Remodel3283 Gloria Terrace, Lafayette
The remodel reconfigured and enlarged the kitchen. I also designed a master bedroom suite, which may be built in the future.
Katuri Remodel5241 Whetstone Way, San Ramon
The existing in-law unit above the garage was remodeled to enlarge the kitchen and donvert part of the porch into a laundry room.
Perez Kitchen Remodel3294 Green Hills Drive, Lafayette
The wall between the kitchen and family room was removed and the kitchen ceiling was vaulted to match the gamilly roomchen floor.
Perez Kitchen Remodel3295 Green Hills Drive, Lafayette
The wall between the kitchen and family room was removed and the kitchen ceiling was vaulted to match the family room.
Mullen Remodel1613 New Jersey Street, Fairfield
A 354 square foot addition enlarged the master bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen was remodeled and reconfigured.
Freeman New House3507 Flintwood Drive, Santa Rosa
This is a new house replacing a two-story house destroyed in the fire. The Owner wanted a new, single story plan. The 1,79 sqare foot house has 2 bedrooms, and a study, 2 bathrooms. The house is craftsman style with a large front porch and a 2-car garage.
Darrow New House3575 Aaron Drive, Santa Rosa
The owner wanted to re-use the original plan with an increase in size and
A few changes to the layout. The 1,347 square foot, 2bedroom, 2 bath house is 220 square feet bigger than the original. The exterior was changed from stucco to horizontal siding with a wainscot and a steeper roof pitch for a completely different look.
Henken New House3567 Aaron Drive, Santa Rosa
For this fire re-build the owners re-used the original plan but reversed the location of the garage in order to create a better back yard. The house has 3 bedrooms and 2 baths. At 1,903 square foot house is 389 square feet larger than the old house. The exterior is different from theoriginal ranch style, with a steep pitch hip roof with large gables on the front, horizontal siding and a stone wainscot.
Pope Detached Garage229 Nob Hill Drive,Walnut Creek
The location of anew 2-car garage required a variance. It is built into the slope with retaining walls and accesses the existing driveway.
Hamm Addition21 Parlington court, Alamo
An addition adds a new master suite and enlarges the existing bedrooms. The garage is enlarged and the family room is made larger into some of the existing garage space. The laundry is moved inside from the garage and a half bath added in int's place.
Nunez Addition3313 Arbolado Drive,Walnut Creek
A two-story addition enlarges the kitchen and adds an office at the first floor. At the second floor the master bedroom and bath are enlarged. The bath is rearranged and a new walk-in closet created. The existing 5 bedroom, 3 bathroom house is 2,565 square feet, with a 462 square foot addition for a total of 3,027 quare feet.