This Master Bedroom addition takes advantage of a secluded garden to open out to with accordion folding doors that open all the way back.
Having light wash down above the sinks and shower with skylights helps balance out the fact that this huge bathroom only has one window up high to maintain privacy.
Even though the original fireplace was surrounded by old growth redwood, it had no mantel and the redwood was faded around each picture that had been there 50 years. We tried to salvage them & re-finish, but they splintered off. SO sadly, the redwood was removed and a new fireplace with bluestone facade was installed.
This is a working sketch (actually screen shots) for the client to get a better idea of what the structure looks like. It is much easier to imagine the final project then just looking at 2D drawings of the exterior elevations.
The contractor tried to save the redwood on the old stair and walls, but it splinted when it was removed. The new stairway opens up the whole space.
There is nothing quite like getting your own or hiring a drone expert to take some photos of your projects. It captures the surrounding environment and context in a visual clarity, that is hard to not appreciate.
February 2018 issue features Island Architecture under their Business Profile.
This is a working model, so many things are still being worked on.
This is a working model of a house that is going to be made of SIP panels (Structural Insulated Panels). There is a covered outdoor fireplace off the living room and it shares a flue. The upper deck is for the Master Bedroom on the second floor. The Lower deck is off of the Living Room..