An Angular House Arrives On This Street In San Francisco

IwamotoScott Architecture have designed this new modern house on a steep street in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

Photography by Bruce Damonte and Craig Scott

 

IwamotoScott Architecture have designed this new modern house on a steep street in the Noe Valley neighborhood of San Francisco.

The home which has an angled facade that fits in with the setbacks of the houses next door, features stained clear cedar vertical boards that alternate with blackened spacer boards, while aluminum windows have clear cedar casings. The planters and walls have been made from cast-in-place concrete.

 

This wood covered modern house has a subtle angled facade that fits in with the setbacks of the houses next door, and features stained clear cedar vertical boards that alternate with blackened spacer boards, while aluminum windows have clear cedar casings. The planters and walls have been made from cast-in-place concrete.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

Stepping inside, the main level is dedicated to living spaces, with a living room overlooking the street at the front of the house, and is defined by the built-in lighting in the ceiling.


Just inside the entrance of this modern house is the living room that overlooking the street at the front of the house, and is defined by the built-in lighting in the ceiling.

Top photo by Bruce Damonte, bottom photo by Craig Scott.

Next to the living room is the dining room. A simple live-edge wood dining table fills the space with a sculptural chandelier anchoring it in the open floor plan.


This dining area features a simple live-edge wood dining table and a sculptural chandelier that anchors it in the open floor plan.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

The windows that sit on the side of the house are partially opaque, providing privacy but at the same time allowing the light to shine through.


The windows that sit on the side of this modern house are partially opaque, providing privacy but at the same time allowing the light to shine through.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

Stepping down from the dining room is the kitchen. A large black central island with seating contrasts the white cabinets and countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Off to the side of the kitchen is a small dining nook with red chairs and a glass table.


Stepping down from the dining room in this modern house is the kitchen. A large black central island with seating contrasts the white cabinets and countertops, and stainless steel appliances. Off to the side of the kitchen is a small dining nook with red chairs and a glass table.

Top photo by Craig Scott, middle and bottom photo by Bruce Damonte.

Beyond the kitchen is another more casual living area, this one opens up to the backyard with different levels.


This modern house has a casual living area with partially opaque windows that provide privacy from the neighbors.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

From the backyard of the house, you can see that there’s a sun patio just off the casual living area, and that there’s also a rooftop deck. Off to the side of the patio are a set of stairs that lead down to an in-law unit that’s located behind the garage.


This modern house clad in cedar, has a sun patio just off a casual living area inside. Off to the side of the patio are a set of stairs that lead down to an in-law unit that's located behind the garage.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

Back inside and opposite the dining room are the stairs that connect all of the different levels of the home.


These modern wood stairs are positioned underneath a skylight so that the light filters down the stairwell, bringing in natural light to the space. At night, a built-in light runs the length of the stairs.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

The wood stairs are positioned underneath a skylight so that the light filters down the stairwell, bringing in natural light to the space. At night, a built-in light runs the length of the stairs.


These modern wood stairs with a skylight have a small light built into the wall that runs the length of the stairs to provide light when it's dark outside.

Photography by Craig Scott

On the upper level of the home are the sleeping areas.


These modern wood stairs have a small light built into the wall that runs the length of the stairs.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

Here’s a look at one of the bathrooms that has grey stone walls, a floating white double vanity, a rainfall shower with glass surround and a standalone bathtub.


This modern bathroom has grey stone walls, a floating white double vanity, a rainfall shower with glass surround and a standalone bathtub.

Photography by Bruce Damonte

The top level of the home also has a balcony that overlooks the backyard and the neighborhood.


The top level of this modern home there's a balcony that overlooks the backyard and the neighborhood.

Photography by Craig Scott | IwamotoScott Principals: Lisa Iwamoto and Craig Scott / Project Team: Pierre Barral, Sean Canty, Matthew Kendall, Trevor Larsen

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