A 1967 architect-designed home located in Kirkland’s Bridle Trails was transformed to a outstanding contemporary living space by SHED design-build firm.
The ”new” home seeks to exploit the site’s potential by creating open, airy spaces with controlled views, transforming the outdated residence into a home more suitable for the modern family.
SHED wanted to leverage as much of the existing framework volume as possible; seeking to transform the spaces through selective improvements and targeted interventions.
On the main floor, walls adjacent to the fireplace were removed to allow for a true open plan with a central hearth. This also allowed for a larger kitchen, formal dining room, and a more prominent living space overlooking the lush backyard.
Vaulting the ceiling in those spaces enhanced the newfound open plan. Retaining a more humble entry soffit negotiates the lower ceiling height in the hall, which now terminates into an expansive master suite with private deck access.
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