This house in Alamo, California was designed by William Edward Summers around 1980. The original design featured two open beam cupolas with redwood beams, and hemlock decking. It was the first house on this hillside, with sweeping valley views of beautiful, sunny, Contra Costa County
Architect William Edward Summers completed this unique, cubist Tudor, designed with an indoor lap pool, accessed by ladder from the master bedroom. It was one of the first houses built in this neighbourhood.
The Joffre Street house,in the Vancouver, BC area, was a total renovation by William Edward Summers, that added a second story to the house and completely transformed the exterior. The renovation was featured in the Vancouver Sun, and several other newspapers.
A subdivision in suburban Seattle, called “Mahalo” had all of the houses designed by William Edward Summers. A few are shown here.
This renovation by William Edward Summers at West Point Grey, and Collingwood near Kits, and Jericho beaches in Vancouver,was designed for an heiress,and her husband. The large old house was gutted down to the bare studs and completely redesigned. It was a heritage designated building, so the exterior could not be modified. However the interior was completely altered, with the living, dinning, and kitchen areas moved to the second floor, to take advantage of the view of English Bay, and downtown Vancouver.