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Knock Architecture and Design Creates a Home in the Trestle Glen Neighborhood of Oakland, California

By • Jan 11, 2017

Oakland Residence by Knock Architecture and Design (3)

Oakland Residence is a private residence renovated by Knock Architecture and Design.

It is located in Oakland, California, USA and was completed in 2013.


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Oakland House by Kanner Architects

By • Jun 22, 2012

The firm of Kanner Architects has designed the Oakland House in Oakland, California, USA.

The home is 4,240 square feet and was designed to maximize the surrounding views with impressive floor to ceiling windows.


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Margarido House, a Contemporary Energy Efficient home by Onion Flats

By • Apr 13, 2011 •  Selected Work 

This 4,650 square foot single family home in the hills of Oakland, California, overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge and all of San Francisco, was designed by Onion Flats to merge comfortably into it’s difficult and steeply sloped site while providing a tranquil setting for a couple and their two children.

This house has an array of sustainable features: it incorporates a planted green roof garden, photovoltaic panel system which generate all necessary electricity for the home, and solar thermal panels which provides pre-heated hot water to the house.

The  Margarido House was one of the first LEED-H Gold single-family homes in the State of California.


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Shipping Container Conversion by building Lab Inc

By • Mar 12, 2011 •  Selected Work 

When Oakland designer and builder Stephen Schoup’s firm, building Lab Inc, grew too big for his old backyard workshop, he thought long and hard on how to increase his workspace in a sustainable way.

After much deliberation, he settled on an L-shaped shipping container office space where he could incorporate many of the leftover materials and supplies he had laying around.


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