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Natural light floods this guest bathroom with a luxurious walk-in shower and peach vanity with integral hidden storage. Custom design for remodel and addition in Alameda California, by Ho & Lacy.
A streamlined kitchen and open dining area in the attached ADU, part of the expansion of this 100-year-old Victorian house in Alameda California. Sunny tall golden feather grass can be seen out the window. Wood floors and ceilings with plastered walls provide a backdrop to a dynamic large-aggregate terrazzo counter and backsplash and oil-rubbed bronze hardware. Custom design by Ho & Lacy Architects.
Comforting spaces, luxurious materials; a living room composed of neutral colors and rich textures, opening to a sunken patio and garden beyond. Designed by Ho & Lacy Architecture.

Love Finds Its Home, Anew

Building upon the rich history of this home, we embarked on a transformative journey to create a space that seamlessly merged past and present.

The former owner had painted the house as a message to his former wife, choosing her favorite shade of purple. The vibrant hue left by the former owner became a catalyst for inspiration, symbolizing the enduring power of love. With great care and attention to detail, we revitalized the residence, infusing it with a sense of renewed purpose and beauty.

Our design process involved understanding our client's vision and aspirations, integrating their individual style and desires into every aspect of the project. By thoughtfully reimagining the layout and incorporating modern elements, we tailored the project to our client’s unique lifestyle and the needs of their growing family. The result is a sanctuary where new memories can be made, where the legacy of love endures, and where the next chapter of our client's story can gracefully unfold.

Construction commencement expected Spring 2024

Structural Engineer: Base Design

Rear addition for an Alameda Victorian, expanding this property into a modern two-family home. Live metals and rich wood finishes compliment this palette’s dark exterior and light interior. Sunken outdoor dining area and private upper terrace provide respites that blur the boundaries between indoors and out. Custom home designed by Ho & Lacy.



Integral stone vanity with blue and gold veining sits atop a floor to ceiling built-in with concealed storage and decorative lighting. The uniquely high ceiling from the existing Victorian structure affords a generous clearstory window in this primary bathroom, allowing natural light to bathe the interior. Designed by Ho & Lacy.
Stunning emerald and forest green stone vanity, with complimentary green wainscoting, an arched mirror, graphite fixtures, and a hand-blown glass sconce make up this one-of-a-kind two-toned power room. Custom home designed by Ho & Lacy.
The primary bedroom leads out to the 2nd floor terrace, in this view of a cozy yet minimalist bedroom suite in Alameda California. A concealed wardrobe is separated from the sleeping area by a suede-clad partition. Custom home design by Ho & Lacy.
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