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New One Family House - Livingston NJ

New One Family HouseLocated in Livingston, NJ, this new construction single-family home is high in style and square footage, with its 6,800 square feet of usable living space and two-story floor plan. The thoughtful architectural design of the project gives the owners a desirable separation of living and sleeping quarters, as well as many extras, including an in-law suite, a full finished basement and flex space above the garage for future development. However, these are just some of the details that set the Livingston Residence apart from other homes. Read more...

One Family House Addition - Summit NJ

New One Family HouseOutdated and showing signs of wear, the original Summit Home had little to offer its owners in terms of design and functionality. The home had good bones, though, and they became the base for this massive first-floor renovation and second floor addition. Not only was the goal of this overhaul to add more usable living space, we also wanted to transform this traditional one family house’s floor plan to include better flow from room to room. Read more...

One Family House Addition - Livingston NJ

New One Family HouseA complete transformation, both inside and out, the Livingston Residence is a true testament to the power of careful design. This home began as a humble brick split-level home, complete with a traditional design and a lack of space. Thanks to thoughtful planning and skilled craftsmanship, the Livingston Residence is now a full 2-story home with the space the homeowners required. Best of all, the transformation was as simple - and as complicated - as making a second story addition. Read more...

New One Family House - Fanwood NJ

New One Family HouseSometimes it is the details that make a house feel like a home, and this could not be more true in the case of the Fanwood Residence. This new-construction five bedroom, three bathroom home is build in a traditional style that combines modern luxuries and conveniences with classic details. Featuring coffered ceilings, wainscoting, spacious rooms and ample storage throughout its two stories, the Fanwood Residence has a classical feel while providing a modern solution to some of the layout problems that older homes face. Read more...

One Family House Addition - Clark NJ

New One Family HouseCramped living spaces, small bedrooms and an out-of-date floor plan made the original Clark Residence an unviable living option for the owners. The city’s zoning regulations made restructuring the home a challenge, as we could not add a full second story as originally planned. To add square footage without compromising the local stipulations, we designed an addition to the side of the home and a half story addition, complete with an attic, to the top. Read more...

New One Family House - Chatham Twp NJ

New One Family House Is it possible to combine modern and classic architectural elements to create one cohesive home? The answer is a resounding yes, and the proof is in the Chatham Township Residence. This new-construction home features a spacious 2-story floor plan, which is complete with both an attic and a basement. Throughout the home, the rooms are designed to uphold modern design standards all while boasting timeless details, including built-ins and wainscotting. Read more...

One Family House Addition - Kenilworth NJ

New One Family HouseWhen space became an issue for the owners of the Kenilworth Residence, there was but one logical way to expand: up. We took the existing one-story home and completely reconstructed the interior to meet the flow and spatial needs of the client. With the addition came a complete overhaul of the exterior, and while this was only secondary to the interior changes, the fresh, modern appeal that accompanies the new appearance is undeniable. Read more...

One Family House Addition - Summit NJ

New One Family HousePreviously a single-story home on a topographically irregular lot, the Garden Residence underwent a complete transformation to meet the exterior access requirements and interior spatial needs of the client. We were able to work with the existing dive-under design of the original home, keeping the two-car garage beneath the house and maintaining plenty of lawn space for another thing the homeowners desired: entertaining space. Now a true stunner boasting two stories of livable space, in addition to a basement and a built-out attic, the Garden Residence is a fine example of ingenuity and careful planning Read more...

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