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Richardson Architects | Renovation of Gardner Dailey House

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Gardner Dailey, an architect noted for bringing modernism to the Bay area, designed this house in the early 1960’s. It sits on a large, wooded and flat site with multiple garden areas- all of which were originally conceived by John McLaren, the original park superintendent for Golden Gate Park in San Francisco. Weave through a redwood grove with a mossy rock strewn creek below. Beyond the grove lies a Japanese Teahouse and an early Italian formal garden.

Chamberlain-Cassell Living“Our goal was to enhance the visual connection from the house to the varied landscape, and update the interior spaces for contemporary living while maintaining the original Dailey/McLaren spirit,” said architect Heidi Richardson, principal at Richardson Architects.

6 Chamberlain-Cassell Kitchen TabThe most extensive renovation occurred at the kitchen wing which was conceived originally as the domain for domestic help. A family room was seamlessly added and adjacent spaces reassigned. The original floor, wall and ceiling materials from the rest of the formal part of the house were used here as well.

5 Chamberlain-Cassell KitchenFurnishings selected by Margaret Simon, ASID enhance the visual connection to the site as the house becomes a “glass pavilion” in a grove.

4 Chamberlain-Cassell Small Table

Location: Hillsborough, California, USA
Architecture and Interior Design: Richardson Architects
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