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This one involves a small addition and reworking the back of the house to better connect with the backyard nature and southern sunlight

Berkeley Remodel/Addition

and this one gets a new master suite on top and a reworking of the entire house. The south-facing back of the house also gets a lot more window and door to connect to the yard and sunlight.

San Mateo Addition and Remodel

Stay tuned for more exciting developments.

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Here are some BEFORE shots of my Pt Richmond project

And  few new AFTER snapshots

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A key part of the design was adding this door from the kitchen to the back part of the house (and future back deck)

New door to back of house

As you can see below, this also gave the bedroom a better connection to the bathroom and more privacy.

NEW FLOORPLAN

OLD FLOORPLAN

These curvy shelves and cherry peninsula were just icing on the cake.

Dark Stained Cherry Peninsula & Curvy Shelves

The homeowner is a bicycle enthusiast (and an artist)

Stained Glass by Charles Carlson

Very cool,.

More photos

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New front door in time for halloween Looking back through the kitchen and dining room addition punchlist kitchen

This Berkeley addition and full house remodel is almost finished and we are all very excited.

I’ll do a full post with before and after photos soon, but I can’t resists giving you a preview. Steve Coleman is the contractor.

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Livingroom – Openhomes Photography

Lighting from Metrolighting and Crafts, Custom cabinetry by Freedman & Chesley, Emeryville, General Construction – Accolade Construction, Palo Alto, Interior Decorating – Ballon Studio

This remodel included rearranging the entire floor plan (1055 SF), vaulting the living room ceiling, All new windows, stucco, venitian plaster throughout, insulation, lighting, plumbing, adding a bathroom and pantry, and a curvy concrete deck.  A very cozy and efficient little house for a downsizing couple with kids off in the world.  Ample storage is key to living in a small house. Many different strategies were employed from pantries to closets with barn doors to custom cabinets.

New Floorplan

New Floor Plan

Old Floorplan

Old Floor Plan

Diningroom – Openhomes Photography

Breakfast nook – Openhomes Photography

Bathroom – Openhomes Photography

hobbit door

New Front door with round window

Hobbit door from Real Carriage Door, Handrail prefabricated by Architectural Metalsmiths, Richmond, Stone veneer on porch & steps by Accolade Construction.

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This fun kitchen was selected for the 2015 Rockridge Kitchen Show! Come take a tour on Sept 20. Tickets available here.

Photos by Nancy Kalter-Dills.

This was actually part of a whole house remodel. Click for  ASBUILT FLOORPLAN and NEW FLOORPLAN to see how the house was rearranged.

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