Historic urban houses in San Francisco have often been "imposed upon" by the requirement of a garage. In this case the crumbing garage in front of an English Tudor resulted in the possibility of creating architecture in this interface between sidewalk and house. The construction presents itself as an abstract object as much as a working garage. A translucent material, while made from post-industrial recycled resin and embedded with "green" leaf imagery, ironically forms a structure that houses fossil fuel burning cars, also providing a minimalist quality to the cubic form, transforming from solid to void as light changes during the day.
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