Introducing the Jewel Box Residence, a stunning two-story modern residence designed by the renowned firm Ogawa Fisher Architects.
Located in the tech hub of Palo Alto, California, this compact lot challenged the opposing needs of house vs. yard, but the architects embraced the border between closed and open, creating a sense of protection and comfort to the exterior while bringing the experience of the outdoors inside.
The young couple who commissioned the project desired a home that would be their sanctuary outside their busy professional lives and a place that could serve as a modern backdrop for personal design experimentation while supporting the wife’s growing business as a floral designer and owner of an online boutique, Slow Sunday, selling modern, minimalist Japanese wares.
Immerse yourself in the essence of minimalist, contemporary design with The Sanctuary, an architectural gem nestled in Palo Alto, California. This exquisite house, designed by Feldman Architecture in 2018, encapsulates the homeowners’ desire for a tranquil urban refuge, effortlessly blending its indoor and outdoor spaces.
Infused with character through board-formed concrete walls, diffused natural light, and Alaskan yellow cedar, The Sanctuary stands as a testament to sustainable, stylish, and comfortable living in an urban setting.