When a couple needed more space for their weekly family dinners, local architects transform their tiny abode into an entertaining oasis.
It's no wonder when the owners of the 947-square-foot cottage hosted dinner with their extended family, everyone ended up in the yard.
"We couldn't entertain in the old house because it was so small," explains the homeowner. "We would host backyard parties, front-yard parties, and side-yard parties, depending on the sun and where it was, and where the shade was."
To remedy this, Owen Architecture reorganized the home's interior with the addition of a rear pavilion that now hosts the ideal kitchen spot for entertaining, and flows effortlessly into all the outdoor spaces via both large and small openings. "Everywhere you walk, you're only a step from being outdoors," the owner notes.