Faulkner Architects Design a Home Miner Road with a View to Oak Trees in Orinda, Contra Costa County, California

Tall and spacious living room opening up to a patio and garden surrounded with mature oak trees

Tall and spacious living room opening up to a patio and garden surrounded with mature oak trees, Orinda, Contra Costa County, California

Photo courtesy of Joe Fletcher Photography.

The residence, called Miner Road, is located in the town of Orinda, on a gently sloping site at the base of the Oakland Hills.

Upstairs

The three-bedroom home was designed for a couple with two young sons, who wanted a distinctive home imbued with an environmental ethic.

Faulkner Architects Design a Home Miner Road

Miner Road with a View to Oak Trees in Orinda

Miner Road home kitchen

Exterior built with CorTen steel
The architects went with a special alloy of steel known as CorTen steel. Over time it develops a beautiful red/orange rust to it.

Photo courtesy of Joe Fletcher Photography.

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