included one of Zahid Sardar's two monthly columns. This time around, it featured SF architect Neal Schwartz, who, with his partner, remodeled a rundown 800-square-foot house into an amazing three-story modern-Case-Study-house-meets-Roman-villa.
We're intrigued by the photos (we included one of the gorgeous paddle-shaped custom dining counter below the jump, but be sure to check out the link to the others) -- any interest in giving us a House Tour, Neal and Ron?
COURTING SUCCESS - An architect finds that designing his own home can be career-building
Design Dilemmas: Marcy Voyevod helps arrange furniture in a living/dining room so that an El Cerrito homeowner can enjoy a view and have areas for conversation and reading
Worst front doors sought for contest:Therma-Tru Doors is seeking entries for its annual Ugliest Doors in America contest
Lunar New Year in blossom at Conservatory: The Conservatory of Flowers in Golden Gate Park is having a special display of plants associated with Chinese New Year; it's on display through March 4
Awards for plans to beautify city: San Francisco Beautiful, a nonprofit dedicated to preserving and enhancing the city's urban environment, is calling for nominees for its 2007 Beautification Award