In this very occasion, we like to spill beans on an ample and homey residence in California. Originally, it was a 1940s bungalow which was remodeled by Whitten Dunn Architects. The house is a modern dwelling now and quite a stunner in simple and easy manner. We will share the details here.
Based on the description given by the fellow designer in charge, the house has been occupied by the client since 1975. Some original features are left as they are while the rest are renovated to meet today’s modern look and style with comforts in consideration as well. No any square footage is added here.
The request is to brighten, add and enlarge several spaces such as the Kitchen, Bathrooms and walk-in closet to the Master Bedroom. The house is also designed to have a display spots to show off a collection of Native American pottery and rugs that is why five internally lit vitrines are added for that purpose.
The fixed plans made are to identify and reorganize the three key zones of the house: Kitchen, Master Bedroom, and Living Room. Many changes are executed here which allow to extend and re-change the function of some spaces.
Since the client concern a lot about the lack of light and demand to brighten the space more, floating white boxes are used instead to function as bas cabinets. Some skylights are installed to support the existing small windows into a single large horizontal window.
Frosted glass panels are also brought in to act as dividers in the Master Bathroom and Closet permits light to flood the spaces and to save the need for more artificial ones. Overall, the house is a great fu space to spend your nights and days. This will suit a family with children since the house is spacious and the environment is safe.