Collection by Allie Weiss

Sleepy Split-Level No More


A second-story addition and a new indoor-outdoor focus revive a nondescript house in L.A.

Design-build firm Blue Truck, working with Rough Workshop on the construction, expanded a split-level midcentury house...
The refreshed house has a 3,125-square-foot footprint.
The renovation also introduces an indoor-outdoor connection through a 19-foot sliding door from Fleetwood.
The original red oak flooring was refinished. Custom roller blinds shade the house.
A custom walnut sliding panel door closes off the bathroom. The tub is lined with Heath tile.
With glass raillings, the stairs to the second level invite glimpses through to a double-height bookshelf, filled with...
The addition to the second floor accommodates a master suite as well as a family room and office space, which is used...
All-Weather Windows made the custom corner window of the master bedroom.