Fire Resistive Design by John Q Ware

WARE provided the architectural and structural design services for this single-family home in Tiburon where fire resistive and non-combustible framing construction reduces fire and life safety risk. To see the finished project, click here.

 Steel and metal stud framing throughout with cement board sheathing.

Steel and metal stud framing throughout with cement board sheathing.

 Embers pose less risk to the green roof of drought-tolerant plants. Photovoltaic panels help meet energy demands sustainably, producing fewer CO2 emissions that contribute to global warming.

Embers pose less risk to the green roof of drought-tolerant plants. Photovoltaic panels help meet energy demands sustainably, producing fewer CO2 emissions that contribute to global warming.

 Full-story operable glass facades with fretted glass awnings that reduce solar gain while maximizing views. Concrete walls.

Full-story operable glass facades with fretted glass awnings that reduce solar gain while maximizing views. Concrete walls.

Piedmont Remodel by John Q Ware

WARE was the architect and structural engineer for this Piedmont remodel project.

Contractor: FMS Projects (thanks to Tomek for the great tile work!)

Color Consultant: Leela Willow

Thank you to the owners for accommodating WARE and the photoshoot team!

Mount Umunhum by John Q Ware

We are pleased to announce that the Mount Umunhum Summit Restoration project is complete and it is now open to the public!

The project has been in the works for over two years, and reflects our commitment to design driven by performance, context, and programming. We are proud to have collaborated with Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District (MROSD)Restoration Design Group and the project team to make this beautiful summit accessible, safe and enjoyable for the public.

Visit our Mount Umunhum gallery for photos, download our Project Information sheet, or visit MROSD's MTU page for additional project information.

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 Photo credit: Basim Jaber

Photo credit: Basim Jaber