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Remodeled Residence up to 3,000 square feet

Leawood Remodel

Tasked with revamping an early 2000s-built home with bigger, brighter and more modernized spaces, the project team first installed floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room, dining room and study. This simple change immediately flooded those rooms with light. The owner also wanted automated shades for every window that would disappear when raised, so the team installed shade pockets with hidden boxes in the ceiling.

Updates to the kitchen also significantly improved the style, but the floating glass staircase at the center of the house proved to be the real design star of the whole remodel. It was also the most challenging aspect, requiring extensive engineering to make it happen. The steel-beam tub supports the floating treads while the glass panels are securely attached for a seamless appearance. The addition of this staircase opened up the main living spaces, creating a stunning centerpiece.

In the study, full quartzite slabs added to the fireplace surround and bar backsplash bring a touch of elegance and continuity. Similarly, the large-scale tiles on the living room fireplace create a dramatic look with minimal grout lines. These and other design choices helped modernize the house, transforming it into a chic and timeless residence.

Architect

NSPJ Architects

Contractor

Homoly Design + Build

Interior Designer

SID & Company

Photographer

Samantha Ward

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