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An Oakland, California House that Makes the Most of its Yard Size

06.02.15 | By
An Oakland, California House that Makes the Most of its Yard Size
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Baran Studio Architecture is behind the design of the 62nd Street residence in Oakland, California. Built on a large, urban lot, the house makes the most of every square inch of land possible by spreading out to the perimeter.

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Warm wood details are carried from the exterior to the interior of the home and are used to trim out built-in bookcases and to cover entire walls.

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Wood beams run in both directions in parts of the main living area.

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A series of randomly placed George Nelson Bubble Lamps float above in the dining room and kitchen.

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The wooden beams continue from the inside to the outdoors almost creating a pergola over part of the patio.

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An exterior, wooden wall is outfitted with shelves that hold plants.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.