Greenridge - Castro Valley
Little-known yet in the 'middle of everywhere,' these Eichlers light up the East Bay hills with community feeling
Playing With Space
Over a 60-year career, architect Ray Kappe used custom homes to pioneer techniques for mass housing
Meet Jim Streng
Proud builder and straight-talking politician, Jim Streng still keeps an eye on his town
John Siler's Touch
With bright colors and quirky details, this designer's Streng is an intriguing 'idea house'
Meet Bill Streng
Three decades one of his own best customers, Bill still lives 'Streng modern' with a passion
The Streng 'Atrium'
Transforming Eichler's atrium vision into 'Streng magic' under the hot Sacramento sun
Custom Carter Sparks
Apart from his Streng designs, architect Sparks wowed his custom clients with drama and intrigue
Carter Sparks Magic
Drama, humor, and exoticism meld with redwood warmth for architect's quirky brand of modernism