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Same Bones, New Materials—A Double Gable Eichler Gets a Dashing Update

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Same Bones, New Materials—A Double Gable Eichler Gets a Dashing Update

By Paige Alexus / Published by Dwell

 

When it comes to remodeling a classic Eichler home, what are the first considerations that pop into your mind? For many, it’s what should be preserved and what should be updated.

 

 

For John Klopf of Klopf Architecture, these homes offer an exciting challenge. He explains, "The architects that Eichler worked with were some of California’s greatest masters—so you’re starting off with a great house already. It’s either tear it down and lose a piece of history, or reinvigorate it and bring it to the 21st century. I choose the latter." 

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