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In the Basement

We started with a design for a second story addition, but when that went beyond our means, we decided to look downstairs instead.

The goal was to connect the main level with the basement...

The goal was to connect the main level with the basement...

...and make a whole, two-story house.

...and make a whole, two-story house.

The existing stairs and basement were gutted...

The existing stairs and basement were gutted...

...new finishes applied.

...new finishes applied.

The spaces downstairs were opened up, streamlined...

The spaces downstairs were opened up, streamlined...

...revealing a unified and connected second story, and at half the cost of adding a new one up above.

...revealing a unified and connected second story, and at half the cost of adding a new one up above.