The Dolores Street project is a complete renovation of the home, including digging out a guest suite into the hillside and rebuilding the back of the house. The house was built as one of a pair of houses in 1926, with it’s street frontage emulating the architecture of Charles Rennie Mackintosh’s Hill House. The rear addition is a modern intervention, while playing homage to the original rear facade with a corner folding door system that opens up the kitchen entirely to the rear yard.
Completed in February 2018 by Amber Tru Construction. Structural Engineer: SEMCO Engineering. Soils Engineer: Craig Herzog. Shoring Engineer: ONE Design. Interior Design: Stephen Moore Homes. Photography: Open Home Photography. Design Team: Phil Rossington, Mason St.Peter.
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La Cantina corner door solution
A custom rolling door system screens everyday kitchen items.
The front of the house was not altered, other than the addition of mosa tiles to the stairs and landings.
A new ipe wall covers a portion of the neighboring building.
Neolith counters with a custom black walnut eating area extend toward the rear yard.
rain chain at back deck