Upslope in the Air

Berkeley, CA


This residence on a sloping site was in need of a foundation replacement. It was also ready for various other renovations including developing the lowest floor, a Kitchen expansion, and a Bedroom addition.

  • By slightly lifting the residence in combination with some excavating, we added two Bedrooms and a Bathroom to the lower floor.
  • We expanded the Kitchen to the rear at grade where we were able to add skylights as the space extends beyond the floor above.
  • We created a new Bedroom at the rear top floor level by combining an addition with changes to the existing floor plan.


Before & After

Upslope in the Air Kitchen before
Upslope in the Air stair before