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Truly Open Eichler Home


Klopf Architecture, Arterra Landscape Architects and Flegel’s Construction recently completed a beautiful and insightful remodel of a classic Eichler home that I think would be a perfect fit. I know that this remodel of an iconic mid-century home would be a wonderful renovation feature, because the design team so sensitively addressed the needs of the […]


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Eichler Kitchen


What was once a disjointed set of rooms were all combined into one large great room, complete with a new kitchen. The open, modern design space admits light and openness to nature and allows this family with small children to live together in comfort. Location: Mountain View, California Architect: Klopf Architecture Project Team: John Klopf, AIA, […]


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Double Gable Eichler Remodel


The owners dreamed of an Eichler remodel they would live in forever. Their vision was contemporary and open. Klopf Architecture would design, and reconfigure bathrooms/laundry areas and upgrade systems to be more efficient. This talented executive mother of five decorated and furnished the home herself. Location: Burlingame, CA Architect: Klopf Architecture Year completed: 2014 Credits: […]


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Pool House


A sunny day around the pool I would like to introduce a small wood project your readers would enjoy “The Pool House”. In a quiet natural setting the pool house is located at a mid-century modern home in Los Gatos. The transformation once an overgrown yard and open pool deck now a habitable destination space for swimmers […]


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Eichler Front Addition


How do you expand an L shaped Eichler with the challenge of extending a long dark entry? Klopf Architecture’s solution, to design a light filled atrium in the hallway to open up the bedroom expansion with green plants, sky lights and a glass wall. Not to mention the thoughtfulness of a blind door with wood […]


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Net-Zero Energy House


The goal; a new two-level home that could score as high as reasonable in the Build It Green “GreenPoint Rated System”. The design objectives; sustainability, privacy, respectful and Eichler-inspired. The owners de-constructed their existing house when they realized that any single-story design meeting their needs would completely eliminate their back yard. They directed Klopf Architecture to […]


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Manzanita House


What kind of house would a martial arts blackbelt build? Fellow blackbelt Joan Wiener and John Klopf have practiced martial arts for a combined total of 32 years. Wiener asked John Klopf of Klopf Architecture to design her house because she believed that their shared martial arts values and philosophies could be translated into architecture. […]


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