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  Custom Residence
Build Type
  Remodeled or Redesigned
Square Footage of Home
  -up to 3,000 square feet of finished space
Project Name
  Mission Road House
Project Address
  5500 Mission Road
Fairway, Kansas 66205
United States
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Homeowner’s Approval
  I have notified and the homeowner is aware that their home is being submitted and may be published in print and online.
Project vision or goals

The owner purchased this home, historically referred to as the “Hansel & Gretel House,” on a prominent corner of Fairway. They loved the location and the charming character to the existing home, set back on the lot, above the street, The homeowner envisioned a small black cottage with a minimalist interior that she, and her family, could enjoy decompressing in at the end of a busy day.

Project challenges
  The footprint of the existing house was quite modest with an even smaller kitchen. Additionally, the ceilings were low by modern day standards which all posed complications for opening the house up to create the visual and physical connections between spaces that the client was looking for. As construction got underway, the house was riddled with wood rot throughout the entire structure, all of which had to be repaired prior to construction taking place.
Project solutions
  To create the open space connections that the client was looking for, we reclaimed the existing sunroom, removed the wall separating it from the house, and introduced it as space into the main level of the home. This allowed us to relocate the dining space and reclaim its existing footprint into the kitchen to create a linear, contemporary, kitchen. for the family to gather around. The long island becomes the statement piece in the home with waterfall ends and back, while hosting kitchen cabinetry, board game storage, and bar stools.

Upstairs, the layout was revised to include an improved primary bedroom with vaulted ceilings and an upgraded en suite bath that takes inspiration from the minimalist wet rooms typically seen in modern resorts and featuring a free standing tub in open shower.
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  Adam Anthony Pfeifer, NCARB | apd_studios+
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Project Before Photos (required for any remodeled entry)
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Photographer Name
  Corey Cassaw
Photography Company
  Cassaw Images
Photographer Phone
  (816) 332-1900
Photographer Email
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Product Qty Unit Price Price
Entry Cost
1 $175.00 $175.00
  Sub Total $175.00
  Total $175.00

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