The living room of the tower transitions to a sizable balcony overlooking a private rear courtyard. As Gatzke notes, the design of the house emphasizes flexibility and 

evolution of uses for the three distinct spaces: “The ground-floor ‘bar’ unit could be 

internally connected to the studio apartment and upper floors, allowing it to be rented or combined as a larger single unit.”  Photo 10 of 10 in Big Easy Living