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Silly Little Thinks

Silly Little Things

Watch a video around the design of this project. Read an article on this project in Rue Daily. Intentions: A family of four on a tight budget in a beautiful Spanish style home in Redwood Heights District of Oakland needed a new kitchen.  The husband was a professional photographer and the wife a professional chef. The husband’s main concern was […]

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Abiding Light

Abiding Light

Intentions: A family of four on a tight budget in the Montclair District of Oakland approached 3 Lights Design wanting to convert their 2 bedroom, single story home into a more spacious, inviting, light-filled home with an in-law unit for their visiting families. The husband valued privacy while the wife valued a more open-door policy.The […]

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Cardinal Coordinates

Intentions:  A creative, forward-thinking couple approached 3 Lights Design with the desire to remodel their boxy, unremarkable, ranch style home. Through our initial conversations, we came up with an exciting program, including the desire to feel more connected to the outdoors and the surrounding area while simultaneously having cozy places to nest, having a roof […]

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Indoor Outdoor Bath

Weisz Residence Master Bedroom, Spa Bathroom Addition, Ojai

Intentions: Add a new master bed and a spa-like bathroom that could take advantage of the warm weather and view to the mountains north of the town of Ojai, California while still maintaining privacy. Fuctional Results: Just to the south of the house was a commercial building with an unsightly parking lot.   We positioned the addition to create a […]

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The Helipad, Dominical, Costa Rica

Intentions: The client wanted to create the first building on the site that he and his partners envisioned as a tropical retreat center.   The building was to be able to be placed in various positions throughout the site, each with minor modification to address grade changes and shading requirements.   The client requested an octagonal living […]

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