The EDDIE House

San Francisco

The EDDIE house is a newly renovated and expanded Edwardian era home completed in 2011.  EDDIE is an updated and contemporary version of Edward, retaining the scale and solid bones of the existing structure yet mixing surprising new materials, forms, and sustainable features to reflect our modern times.  Terrazocrete slab with recycled glass and water based lithium-silica densifier eliminated added layer of finished floor and is eco friendly with minimul VOC’s.  Other feautres inlcude Pheonix Solar system with hydronic heating, formaldehyde free FSC PlybooPure flooring, recycled Knauf EcoBatt insulation, and backyard urban farm.

The Owner, Mimi Chen, was also both the Architect and Interior Designer for the project.

Project Details

  • Location San Francisco
  • Project Manager Pete Kasten
  • Site Superintendent Kieran Martin
  • Architect Mimi I. Chen and Three Legged Pig Design
  • Interior Designer Mimi I. Chen, Three Legged Pig Design
  • Photographer GTodd Photography

Project Testimonial

Mimi Chen & Mark Yang

Thank you to the entire Kasten Builders Team for all the hard work you put into this project and the creative collaboration that made the project a success.  We couldn’t have done it without you. With Gratitude, Mimi Chen & Mark Yang