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The project was a complete remodel and addition to an existing small, two-bedroom mid-century ranch. The client desired an additional bedroom, family room, screened-in porch, mudroom and entry as additional program elements. Considering that four additions were added, the design team was challenged to maintain the overall scale and aesthetic of the original house.

The first addition was to the front of the home, creating an entry vestibule and covered porch. One small addition on the rear created a mudroom pantry within the existing roofline. Another addition to the rear created the primary bedroom and family room, and the final rear addition created the screened-in porch. 

The interior of the home was reworked to accommodate circulation between areas and the new lower-level walk-out family room. The new stair to the lower level family room was added in the primary living area of the house, connecting it to these spaces as a public space. The kitchen was fully reworked as a more functional space open to the living and dining areas via a cased opening louvered wall. In the primary bedroom, the ceiling was hipped to create volume and define the space. The bath suite has a skylit wet zone with a shower and a tub.


Forward Design Architecture


Hurst Construction

Photos by

Bob Greenspan

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