A Guide to the Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection, 1992-2006 House, Steven and Cathi Ms2006-017

A Guide to the Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection, 1992-2006

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2006-017


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2006-017
Title
Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection, 1992-2006
Physical Characteristics
10 boxes, 6 oversized folders, 12.9 cu. ft
Creator
Steven and Cathi House
Language
English
Abstract
Steven and Cathi House are Virginia Tech alumnae and award winning architects. Their firm House + House is located in San Francisco, California. This collection includes materials about 15 residential projects located in California, Florida, and Mexico.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection, Ms2006-017, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture at the Special Collections by its creators in 2005. An addition to the collection was donated in 2007.

Processing Information

The arrangement and description of the Steven and Cathi House Architectural Collection took place in August 2006 and was updated in September 2010. The finding aid was updated to reflect the collection addition in 2007 and 2010.


Biographical Information

Steven and Cathi House are alumnae of the Virginia Tech School of Architecture. In 1982 they opened their own firm, House + House Architects, in San Francisco, California. They have completed a variety of award-winning projects throughout the United States and the Caribbean.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of information about 15 projects, ten in California, four in Mexico, and one in Florida. The material about each project includes construction documents, and some also have related color photographs of the finished project and written project descriptions. The collection is arranged alphabetically by project/client name.. Additional project materials are expected in the future.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by alphabetically by project, and divided by type of material. Sets of construction documents are stored in Map-Cases and rolled drawing boxes.

Related Material

Separated Material

The following items were transferred to the Special Collections Rare Book room:

House, Steven and Cathi House. Mediterranean Village: an architectural journey. Australia: Images Publishing Group, 2004.

House, Steven and Cathi House. House+House: Choreographing Space: House Design. Australia: Images Publishing Group, 1999.


Contents List

Series I: Project List, 1992-2006.

The following is a list of architectural projects carried out by Steven and Cathi House and their firm House+House Architects.

Arrangement

The Project Index is a way to organize the various formats of architectural records from the same project. The index is arranged alphabetically by project and contains information, where available, about the location, date, project type, architect, collaborators, photographers, and formats for each project in the collection.

Project Index

A Summary of the Project Index is listed below.


Project/Client Name (location, date, project type, architect) Collaborator (role), Photographer [Format - Ms=Manuscripts, Dr=Drawings, Ph=Photographs, Sl=Slides, PB=Presentation Boards]

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    14 Harris Place ( San Francisco , California ; 1999-2000 Residence ) [Dr]
    Auerbuch Residence ( Hillsborough , California ; 2001-2003 Residence ) [Dr]
    Calzada De Presa #9 ( San Miguel De Allenda, Mexico ; 1997-1998 Residence ) [Dr]
    Casa Renacimiento ( Atotonilco , Mexico ; 2004 Residence ) [Dr]
    Casa Sullivan ( San Miguel De Allenda, , Mexico ; 2006 Residence ) [Dr]
    De Piazza Paz Residence ( Saint Augustine , Florida ; 1999 ; Residence ) [Dr]
    Dos Iguanas Residence ( Glen Ellen , California ; 2002 Residence ) [Dr]
    Howes Tara Residence ( Fairfax , California ; 2001-2002 Residence ) [Dr]
    Jarvis Residence ( Oakland , California ; 1993-1995 ; Residence ) [Dr, Ph]
    Langmaid Residence ( Oakland , California ; 1992-1993 ; Residence ) [Dr, Ph]
    Manzanita Residence ( Kings Beach , California ; 1999 ; Residence ) [Dr]
    Schein Residence ( Tiburon , California ; 2000 Residence ) [Dr]
    Taylor Residence ( La Honda , California ; 2000-2002 Residence ) [Dr]
    Walden Residence ( San Anselmo , California ; 2003-2004 Residence ) [Dr]
    Zeyen Wright Residence ( Cabo Pulmo , Baja, Mexico ; 2005 Residence ) [Dr]