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Banks Street / Red Dot Studio

  • 17:00 - 2 August, 2019
  • Curated by Paula Pintos
Banks Street / Red Dot Studio
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  • Engineering

    Toft DeNevers and Lee Structural Engineers
  • Contractor

    Aaron Gordon Construction
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Text description provided by the architects. Originally built in 1908, this neighborhood home had been owned by one family for four generations.

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The new owners honored that past, exposing much of the framing and recycling what couldn’t be salvaged into the board form for the exterior concrete walls. A southern facing side yard created a new entry sequence and sun filled urban oasis.

First floor plan
First floor plan
Second floor plan
Second floor plan

At 17’-1” interior stud to interior stud, we had a saying at this Bernal Heights home: Every inch counts. We transformed a one-bedroom cottage into a three-bedroom home without expanding the building envelope.

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By paying attention to outdoor access and the vertical space as well as the floorplan, the home now lives larger than its 1253 sf.

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Cite: "Banks Street / Red Dot Studio" 02 Aug 2019. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/921889/banks-street-red-dot-studio/> ISSN 0719-8884

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