CITY HOME RENOVATION

Historic District of Kalorama, a three-story brick city home is renovated and added to. A dark conservatory form is added continuously along the back of the house solving circulation issues and adding space for a breakfast room. The addition references conservatories designed during the time, the distinction between the original historic home and the new contrasting addition is clear. The upper landing of the main stairway was changed to winders. The benefit of which purchases enough rise to allow circulation below the winders allowing access and view to the back gardens. Informal kitchen, family and breakfast were opened up to address modern living, the parenthesis of the original rooms was left clearly defined. Brick walls are also added to the front act as a base on the front.