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Jim's office is removed from family areas.
Office
A focus of the renovation was to accentuate the original beams of the mid-century home
Thanks to acoustic panels in the ceiling, the 2,600-square-foot home is quiet and serene. Another glass partition divides the master bedroom, which includes a small sitting area, built-in vanities, and spacious wardrobes.
Master bedroom
Shelving Detail
Bedroom with built-in wood shelves for records.  Steel window with view to rear yard landscape and firepit
Master bedroom daytime
Closets
The slatted wall that divides the sleeping and living quarters has maple-ply boxed shelves that can be rearranged.
Francesco and Mafalda’s bedroom is open and playful with only a bit of Algue by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec guarding the stairs. The lamp was designed by Francesco himself and the decal on the wall is from My Vinilo.
Bedroom - Birch Wall and Ceiling Panels. Lights and Nightstands by Platform Workshop. www.platformworkshop.com . Original wood floors.
Like the built-in bed, nightstands, headboard, and other custom furniture, the staircase leading to the open-air viewing platform was made by Versfeld. The Lektor desk lamps are by Rubn.
In 2015, the owner of Bo-Ex in Denmark, made the last Scimitar Chair before closing his factory in 2016. The chair is hand made at the original factory in Denmark with the original tools of the 1960's. To preserve the authenticity and high quality the leather has been shipped from Denmark to Italy where an authentic sewing machine was located to stitch the leather before shipping it back to Denmark to finalize the chair. The name of this rare chair is derived from the Turkish sword.
Study Window
Queenstown gets cold in winter, hence the installation of a sauna. Outside, the landscaping was kept deliberately casual, with rock walls and gravel paths.
Houle designed the ofuro tub in the master bath to mesh with the home’s tallowwood wall paneling. The Ikea sink is outfitted with Vola faucets.
"I put everything that I've always loved into this house," says Tyler—and that includes white tiles edged with gray grout in the bathroom, a design move previous clients had balked at.
The custom cedar tub, fabricated by Dovetail, elegantly fits into the master bathroom.
Laurelhurst Residence
Main Bathroom
Hinoki tub with floor drain
Shower
Rain shower
Master
Staircase: View of Lower Level Family Room
The biggest single challenge was in the design and fabrication of the staircase.  The stair was required to be both code and child safety compliant.  The staircase’s unique features include the co-planar clear-tempered glass-rails and the child-proof open slots under the welded bent steel angles.  Supported by a sizable post concealed in the wall behind the stair, stair attachments are made with moment connections.  All metalwork on this job, including the stairs and door panels were site fabricated forging a unique hand-crafted industrial product, difficult to shop replicate.
The bathrooms saw the least significant changes. In the one nearest to the master bedroom, the shower and tub are original. White oak paneling provides continuity between the newly renovated spaces.
An existing lightwell was filled-in to create space for a concealed laundry area at the rear of the main bathroom. Soft natural light pours in from the skylight over the tub.
Japanese showers are usually set low down so the bather can sit on a stool and scrub, then pour cedar buckets of hot water over their heads for a refreshing rinse. This homeowner in Venice, California mounted a handheld shower head on the wall for added flexibility. The drain is under the removable cedar floor slats, keeping the room design uncluttered. Wood tubs are cleaned with a simple rinse and last for decades, as the antiseptic properties of cedar guard against mold and rot.

This ofuro was designed by Santiago Ortiz and fabricated by Bartok Design.
A custom skylight floods the bathroom with light. A tempered glass shower and Grohe faucet accent the space; custom glossy cabinetry with Hafele hardware again adds a pop of color.
The door is made of MDF panels attached  to a wood frame and topped with an ash veneer. The tiles are from Spanish brand Vives.
The bathroom is poured-in-place concrete surfaced in laja stone, a local material chosen by the architect to evoke the region’s thermal baths. The space opens to a private garden via two doors—one in the shower, the other behind the toilet. The shower fittings are from Paini.
Clayden claims that Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey was the inspiration for his bathroom.
Powder room
Bunk room bathroom

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