At Home with the Schwarzes of Oakland
Date: 3/23/2012 Album ID: 1423106
Photos by Laurie Skrivan
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Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz live in a custom "solar"home designed by Harris Armstrong.
Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz stand in their living room Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in their Harris Armstrong designed home in Oakland. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
The window near the top of the ceiling provides ambient light in the living room of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland.  The home is a solar home designed by Harris Armstrong.  Armstrong calculated the angle of sunlight for his design. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
The Three Wise Man, a gift from Harris Armstrong, hang in the  living room of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A Russian doll set of Egon and his first wife Dorothea and their three children and grandchild adorn the top of a built in bar in he living room of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
An overview of the living room and stairwell of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. Their home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
Egon Schwarz painted the fish mural above the eating space  of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A view of the kitchen taken from the stairwell Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A view of the kitchen taken from the stairwell Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
Three colorful lamps adorn the ceiling of the  living room of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
Three colorful lamps adorn the ceiling of the  living room of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
The kitchen Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com.
The kitchen of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
The back wall of the kitchen is made of a window offering a lovely view as well as a source of ambient light inside the home Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz  Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home is a solar home designed by Harris Armstrong.  Armstrong calculated the angle of sunlight for his design. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
The original shelving still adorns the kitchen Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
Windows comprise two wall of the master bedroom inside the master bedroom of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. The home is a solar home designed by Harris Armstrong. Armstrong calculated the angle of sunlight for his design. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A detail of old wooden lamp inside the master bedroom of the home of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A period chair and dress inside the master bedroom of the home home of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A detail of the original sink in the master bathroom inside the home of  Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarzn Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
A small bedroom inside the home Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz home Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
Light again is a defining element in the downstairs study in the home of Irene Lindgren-Schwarz and Egon Schwarz Thursday, Feb. 10, 2012, in Oakland. It was designed by Harris Armstrong. Photo by Laurie Skrivan, lskrivan@post-dispatch.com
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