The architecture of Madrone Ridge was inspired by the cyclical presence and absence of seasonal rainwater on its site in Northern California. The house interacts with the weather and collects rain through roofs that are folded and sloped inward. The building forms are cleaved to generate interstitial spaces that mirror the crevices where water flows between the stones on the property. These functional and poetic imprints on the building reflect the synergy between the land and the house.

Madrone Ridge was featured as the House of the Month in the August issue of Architectural Record. You can read the excellent article by John King, architecture critic of the San Francisco Chronicle, online here.

Grateful to our talented collaborators:
Interior Designer: Ann Lowengart Interiors
Landscape: Lutsko Associates
Contractor: Dowbuilt
Fabrication: Spearhead
Photography: Joe Fletcher