Zak Johnson Architects

Redwood House

New Two-Story Home
Menlo Park, CA

A modern contemporary home designed in a modified H shape to maximize exterior views and interior privacy. Towering redwoods provide a majestic setting for the home that features radiant heated concrete floors, clean straight lines and expansive areas of glass that provide plenty of light filled spaces. Green building practices were employed as much as possible with low voc finishes, non-formeldahyde added insulation, additionally insulated windows, photovoltaic panels, a whole house ventilation system and energy efficient lighting and appliances.