Features

Profile: The Dark Family
Dark family bridges generations by carrying on their Streng-to-Eichler modern lifestyle
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
Renewing River City Commons - South Natomas, Sacramento
Homeowner pride mounts as locals spiff up once-scruffy Strengs of River City Commons
Carter Sparks Magic
Drama, humor, and exoticism meld with redwood warmth for architect's quirky brand of modernism
The Strengs of Shelfield Oaks - Carmichael
Hidden jewel: where riverside attractions and tastefully renovated Strengs blend in harmony
Wilhaggin Estates - Sacramento
Streng life, wildlife, and easy living flow in harmony with the nearby American River
Strengs Go Prefab
The Strengs' factory-builts were more than a mere challenge
Greater Sacramento Strengs: Valley of the Atriums
Who are the Streng brothers—and what's the story behind their fascinating modern homes?
Park at the Heart: Evergreen Commons - Arden Arcade -Sacramento
Sacramento's Evergreen Commons shines with communal spirit thanks to its vital village green
Signature Singular Sparks
Using fantasy, surprise and whimsy, Carter Sparks' lively homes are like nothing else
Eichler Inspiration: Paul Adamson
Fascination with Eichlers Peaks with Paul Adamson's Book 'Eichler: Modernism Rebuilds the American Dream'
Choice Window Treatments: Curtain Call for Comfort
Reducing exposure to unwanted glare, heat and the eyes of the world
Modern Water Features
Going with the flow: mood-setting water features bring drama, movement, sound to a modern home
Wall Art: The House Awakens
Taking on the challenge of dressing your modern home with 'Eichleresque' art
Thermador Ovens and Cooktops
Saluting Thermador: As the oven-cooktop king turns 50, we return to the roots of Eichler home cooking
Space-Saving Solutions
Storage by design: custom space-saving solutions for kitchen, halls, bedrooms, garages, and more
Energy: Sun Power Rising
Solar technology hits a new plateau in the face of rising electricity costs and greenhouse emissions
Roofing Survival Guide
Re-roofing your modern home: useful tips and roof systems to get the job done
Pet Therapy: Modern Pet Accessories
Modern accessories to keep those furry and feathered sidekicks (and you!) happy