DEZEEN MAGAZINE | 12.14.15

YVES BÉHAR DESIGNS SLANTED SURF SHACK FOR DESIGN MIAMI

For the surf shack M-PROJECTS created the architectural plans, organized the fabrication and managed the project in 12 days during Design Miami/Basel … READ MORE

DESIGNBOOM | 12.7.15

YVES BÉHAR’S HANDCRAFTED PAVILION IN MIAMI IS A PERSONAL SANCTUARY OF SURF

M-PROJECTS had the honor and pleasure to collaborate with Yves Behar to bring a sketch of a surf shack to realization in 12 days during Design Miami/ Basel. Yves was awarded the design visionary award and this was a personal expression of his weekend life in a newly designed pavilion. … READ MORE

E-ARCHITECT.CO.UK  | 10.15.15

1864 GREENWICH IN SAN FRANCISCO BY M-PROJECTS

1864 Greenwich by M-PROJECTS is defined by bespoke design, exquisite architecture and unparalleled attention to detail. Light, both natural and created, envelopes each room and open spaces flow seamlessly between the outdoors and the interior. The home, spanning four living levels and a panoramic roof-top deck, is a contemporary masterpiece built with exacting precision. The use of natural materials and the highest end finishes create a warm, inspiring environment in which art and technology blend … READ MORE

INHABITAT | 09.30.15

M-PROJECTS TRANSFORMS A TWO-BEDROOM HOME INTO A WOOD-WRAPPED MODERN MARVEL

In San Francisco’s Cow Hollow neighborhood, M-Projects and Larson Shores Architecture + Interiors transformed an outdated two-bedroom home into a wood-wrapped modern marvel. Totaling 4 stories, the completely rebuilt property is saturated with natural light thanks to copious skylights, a glazed interior courtyard and six outdoor decks. But 1864 Greenwich St.’s most distinctive feature is its hand-cut cedar facade, which balances the home’s clean modern angles with visual texture and a natural touch. We recently had a chance to tour this new project through AIA SF’s Architecture and the City Home Tours … READ MORE

PADDLE 8 | 09.04.15

COLLECTOR SPOTLIGHT: AMIR MORTAZAVI

The San Francisco-based architectural designer and real estate developer devises a highly minimalist home with work by contemporary luminaries. We generally think of San Francisco and its surrounding urban sprawl as the country’s technology capital, home to Google and Facebook and the birthplace of much of our technological innovation. But architectural designer Amir Mortazavi felt that same spirit of innovation didn’t always extend to the city’s residences. He tells Paddle8, “For a lot of people … READ MORE

AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF ARCHITECTS | 08.28.15

DESIGNED AND BUILT BY M-PROJECTS ON THE AIA HOME TOUR

Greenwich Residence by M-PROJECTS with Larson Shores Architecture + Interiors is defined by bespoke design, exquisite architecture and unparalleled attention to detail. Light, both natural and created, envelopes each room and open spaces flow seamlessly between the outdoors and the interior. The home, spanning four living levels and a panoramic roof-top deck, is a contemporary masterpiece built with exacting precision. The use of natural materials and the highest end finishes create … READ MORE

SF GATE | 07.07.15

DESIGNER PROFILE: AMIR MORTAZAVI CONTINUES FAMILY LEGACY OF DEVELOPMENT

Amir Mortazavi learns by doing. The co-founder of M-Projects in San Francisco grew up in the real estate industry. His resume includes stints as a general contractor, landscape designer, architectural designer, computer engineer and consultant. A property developer like his father, Mortazavi’s portfolio includes single-family homes and multiple-family dwellings. Crafting mixed-use properties and hotels are among his hopes for the near future …. READ MORE

SOCKETSITE | 06.08.15

BEFORE, AFTER, AND A $500K CUT FOR A ‘BESPOKE’ COW HOLLOW HOME

Listed for $7.495 million in April and in contract for ten days in May, the price for the modern Cow Hollow pad at 1864 Greenwich Street was reduced by $500,000 on Friday and they’re now asking $6.995 million for the “bespoke” five-bedroom home. Purchased as a “charming” two-bedroom for $1.51 million in 2012, the home was expanded and redeveloped by M-PROJECTS. As the home looked before, with the same perspectives as the after shots above… READ MORE

CURBED | 04.17.15

TOTALLY REBUILT COW HOLLOW HOME TRIPLES IN SIZE, ADDS $5.985M

Many of the made-over properties around San Francisco are built in a cookie-cutter style, with predictable layouts, design elements, and finishes. That is not the case with 1864 Greenwich Street in Cow Hollow. When developer M-Projects bought the property for $1.51 million back in 2012, it was a two-bedroom that was outdated and had odd features—like a stove in the dining room—but had been well kept. Virtually nothing from that little house remains … READ MORE

SAN FRANCISCO CHRONICLE | 04.26.15

Contemporary Masterpiece Built with ‘Exact Precision’ in Cow Hollow

The Bay Area’s real estate boom has also been a boon for architects, designers, and builders looking to showcase their skill. 1864 Greenwich St. in Cow Hollow is the latest piece of evidence in the architectural revival. “Bespoke design, exquisite architecture and unparalleled attention to detail defines this home,” Helena Zaludova of Paragon Real Estate Group, who is listing the four-level view home created by San Francisco’s M-Projects… READ MORE

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CA HOME + DESIGN | 12.01.13

Life Imitating Art

Because Amir Mortazavi and his wife have a gallery in their home, the line between work and private live is non existent. They often work at the kitchen island (facing page) in the master bedroom, a large corner window embraces a slice of the urban landscape. Completing the scene is Alexandre Orion’s photograph Metaboccica, a dressmaker’s form and an antique baby walker whose emptiness is strangely poetic. Although Mortazavi wanted to keep the … READ MORE

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CURBED | 08.22.13

Go Very Big and Contemporary in Cow Hollow for $4.495M

The lot that once housed a decrepit 975 square foot home is now home to a 5-bed, 4.5-bath contemporary abode. 3020 Laguna in Cow Hollow was designed and built just this year by Amir Mortazavi Develop | Design | Build. It can be yours for $4.495M. The 4-level home has floor-to-ceiling windows throughout, wide-plank oak flooring, floating walls and ceilings. As expected with this type of property, the chef’s kitchen is outfitted with the latest and greatest in kitchen design, including Carrara marble … READ MORE

CA HOME + DESIGN | 08.22.13

Open House Obsession: Preview Amir Mortazavi’s New Project in Cow Hollow

A newly completed project– and asking $4.495M– by San Francisco designer/builder/architect Amir Mortazavi, this 5-bed, 4.5 bath house is manages to be both elegant and casual at the same time– and all it’s in the details, from the lower-level au pair suite to the charred-cedar clad pentroom. Below, the living/dining and kitchen areas occupy the main level, and note the floating walls and ceilings– no baseboards, plus a horizontal cove with LED lights instead of crown molding. The stove exhaust fan … READ MORE

SOCKETSITE | 08.21.13

3020 Laguna Street In Exitum

The condemned 975 square foot Cow Hollow home which once stood at 3020 Laguna Street was briefly transformed into an installation art piece and exhibition entitled 3020 Laguna St. In Exitum prior to being razed in 2012. And upon the site, a new 3020 Laguna has since risen … READ MORE

SOCKETSITE | 08.21.13

From Condemned Canvas To Contemporary Cow Hollow Home

From the condemned canvas for 3020 Laguna St. In Exitum to an all new four-level contemporary Cow Hollow home, now’s your chance to peek inside 3020 Laguna Street 2.0. The open plan on the main level is accentuated by widows reaching from the floor to the floating ceilings and opening to a rear deck off the open kitchen. The third floor master suite features oak built-ins and floor to ceiling marble in the bath … READ MORE

(Inside) MAGAZINE | 11.01.12

Hidden Highlight

Brokering art and design from around the world, but in a domestic context, Highlight Gallery is an inspiring example of the ideal live/work dream come true. Standing on a quiet, tree-lined street in the Pacific Heights neighborhood of San Francisco, Highlight Gallery isn’t the sort of institution you expect to find on this side of town. From street-level, the building sits harmoniously with the domestic Victorian architecture that surrounds it … READ MORE

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DWELL | 02.24.12

Art from Architecture

Highlight Gallery’s new project, 3020 Laguna Street In Exitum, is open to the public for just one more day–tomorrow, Saturday, February 25, from 2:00 to 7:00 PM. So if you’re in San Francisco and interested in architecture and art, don’t miss this last chance to see it in person. The concept is compelling: nine artists were invited to take over a 19th-century house in Cow Hollow that was slated for demolition due to structural issues. As co-founders Amir… READ MORE

NBC | 02.24.12

Old House Becomes Art Canvas in San Francisco

A man gave nine artists free reign of the house with one stipulation: they had to create art inside using only things found in the home. There’s a certain house in San Francisco’s Cow Hollow Neighborhood. It’s not a particularly memorable home. But it is pretty old. It was built in the 1870s, and has withstood more than 140 years of remodel jobs. But its final facelift will certainly be its most dramatic. Two years ago, Amir Mortazavi got access to the house at 3020 Laguna. Mortazavi, a San Francisco real estate developer … READ MORE

SOCKETSITE | 10.30.09

The Power Of Threes For A Remodeled 1155 Vallejo In Russian Hill

Three stories, three decks, three bedrooms and three (and one half) baths for the remodeled 1155 Vallejo asking just under three million ($2,995,000) in Russian Hill… READ MORE