New Dining Room AdditionJamaica Estates, Queens, NY New Dining Room 180 sq. ft. Addition to two story 1660 sq.ft. Tudor. Added dining room with access to rear yard. Designed brick arched opening between kitchen and the addition. Renovated kitchen.
House Expansion & Finishing Basement Huntington, Long Island, NY Added 900 sq.ft. to an existing 900 sq.ft. ranch. Changed a typical ranch with a detached single bay garage into a completely new house. The challenges were many: 1- Front door was hidden under a small roofed porch and it opened directly into the living room tracking dirt onto the carpeting, and no foyer to keep the cold out, it also did not allow nice furniture arrangement. 2- Poor circulation, no corridor to connect front door to kitchen and to the rest of the house. You had to walk thru living room to go to kitchen, 3- Side entry into a dining area which used to be an open porch, 4- Lack of breezeway, 5- Garage was too small and inadequate for today’s cars, 6- Small bedrooms, 7- Main bathroom layout was inefficient, not enough space between toilet and tub, linen cabinet that took up too much space, 8- Not enough closets. Design Achievements: 1- Enlarged garage from front; back of garage became a den, raised its roof line, and built new roof structure, 2- Attached garage to the house by building an addition, this allowed creation of a family room. 3- Created a foyer which takes you to a central area, a focal point that directly leads you into different parts of the house. 4- Former living room is now a more defined space, removal of old front door allowed for nice interior design, now sits a piano where front door used to be, 5- The creation of a beautiful front porch enabled me to add an east-facing window which allowed the morning sun light to pour and made the stone walls, off in the […]
Repose SpaThornwood, Westchester, NY 1900 sq.ft. strip commercial space was turned into a stylish trendy spa. Took advantage of the high ceiling and installed chandelier at reception area. Lowered the ceiling at treatment rooms and provided dimmable soft lighting. Narrow and long space lent itself to a functional floor layout; a corridor that is out of public view with doors leading into separate treatment areas.
House Enlargement, Ranch Addition Kings Point, Long Island, NY Created new family room by adding to the house, enlarged kitchen, new raised ceiling, created completely new façade, new circular driveway, obtained approvals from zoning and planning boards.