Butz and Klug found a solution by uniting the bathroom pieces into a single space and adding a powder room to the living area, thus dividing the private and public parts of the house. The sliding shelves above the new Duravit tub are built into the wall where the door to the living room once stood. "The most challenging part," Klug says, "was to achieve a level of simplicity that belies the complexity of the process."
See more images and read more about the bathroom renovation by viewing our slideshow.
When not writing, Miyoko Ohtake can be found cooking, training for her next marathon, and enjoying all that the City by the Bay and the great outdoors have to offer.