location: Sonoma, California
type: New Construction, Residential (Unbuilt)
date: Spring 2007
size: 860 sf


This unbuilt project was a proposal for a new freestanding detached master suite situated adjacent to an existing swimming pool. Exterior decks surround the building, creating generous connections between inside and outside spaces. A roof deck provides an elevated observation platform for bird watching and taking in the surrounding landscapes in Sonoma’s wine country.


  • 2-stories
  • Bird watch platform at roof deck
  • Second floor mezzanine opens to exterior stair leading to roof
  • Covered deck with firepit and outdoor seating overlooks existing swimming pool
  • Open floor plan with studio layout- connected living, sleeping, sitting areas
  • Kitchenette