Residential Projects.11.29.10

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A few Residential Projects in my hometown, each with different challenges, some new (or newer), and some early 20th Century homes. I\'d be glad to discuss the issues, challenges, our approach and solutions with you.

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Residential Projects.11.29.10

  1. 1. Residential Projects: Cranford, New Jersey ddv david del vecchio, architect tel. 908-670-8162 [email_address] Montalto Residence Additions and Alterations to Craftsman Style Four Square, c. 1917 Hellenbrecht Residence Additions and Alterations to 1950's Center Hall Colonial Luppino Residence Additions and Alterations to Shingle Style, c. 1908 Crawley Residence New 2,000 sq. ft. Home on Small Lot
  2. 2. Montalto Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect The Program Add a first floor bedroom and bathroom suite for aging parent. Improve existing Butler's Pantry Area for Backyard Entertaining. Honor and reflect the historic style, Craftsman Style Four Square. Use traditional building materials. Room was used as a Den before and after each of their fathers came to live with them. Eventually, the couple will use the bedroom themselves as they grow older. Aging in Place
  3. 3. Montalto Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Additions and Alterations to Four Square Home with Craftsman Style Detailing <ul><li>First floor bedroom and bathroom; </li></ul><ul><li>“ Butler's Pantry”; </li></ul><ul><li>“ Family” entrance; </li></ul><ul><li>New covered porch; </li></ul><ul><li>New patio area; </li></ul><ul><li>Traditional Detailing and Materials </li></ul><ul><li>Original House Built c. 1917 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Montalto Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Covered Entry (Opposite New Covered Porch) <ul><li>New entrance at Right Side of House; </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Bar-B-Q area; </li></ul><ul><li>Additional Private Outdoor Seating Area </li></ul><ul><li>Shaded side of the house during the hottest parts of the day in the summer </li></ul>
  5. 5. Montalto Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Renovated Side Porch / Sun-room <ul><li>Renovated Sun Porch on Right Side of Home </li></ul><ul><li>Subsequent project at this house re-created the railing at the front porch from a period photograph </li></ul>
  6. 6. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect The Program Shingle Style home, c. 1908, faced toward rear of lot, built prior to the current street was located. “Front” door is in the rear. The address is on the only side of the house that has no door. Family wanted a recognizable formal entrance on the street. Informal rooms of the home (kitchen and family room) were undersized. Rear Facing House
  7. 7. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Existing Street Side Elevation not Suitable for a Formal Entrance <ul><li>Entrance at Side Led Through the Existing Small Family Room </li></ul><ul><li>Police and Fire Department Could Not Find the Home Based on the Address </li></ul><ul><li>Address was on the Street to the Left Where There was No Door </li></ul>
  8. 8. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect First Floor Plan <ul><li>New Entrance on Street Side (Bottom) </li></ul><ul><li>Enlarged Family Room </li></ul><ul><li>New Foyer </li></ul><ul><li>Moved Side Entrance </li></ul><ul><li>Created Breakfast Nook </li></ul><ul><li>Ten-Foot Addition Required a Zoning Variance </li></ul><ul><li>Most of Rear (Now Front) Bearing Was Wall Removed </li></ul>
  9. 9. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect New Front Entrance Elevation <ul><li>Former Rear Elevation Faced Street </li></ul><ul><li>Now new Front Elevation </li></ul><ul><li>New Addition “Re-centered” around the Entrance </li></ul><ul><li>Respects the original house design </li></ul>
  10. 10. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect New Front Entrance <ul><li>New Covered Formal Entry under Elliptical Arch </li></ul><ul><li>Family Room is to the Left </li></ul><ul><li>Breakfast Nook is to the Right </li></ul>
  11. 11. Luppino Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Before and After: Entrance @ Butler's Pantry Entrance <ul><li>New Rear Porch at Butler's Pantry </li></ul><ul><li>Access to Grill Area </li></ul><ul><li>80-Year Old Cedar Shingles were Replaced </li></ul>
  12. 12. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect The Program Original 1950's Center Hall lacked “curb appeal” Owner wanted low maintenance finishes Great Room Addition Needed Covered Entry at Front Covered Entrance into Kitchen (Side Door) Breakfast Nook added to rear of Kitchen Center Hall Make-Over
  13. 13. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect After Before
  14. 14. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect White Pine Series Documented 18 th Century homes before they were lost to time
  15. 15. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Doorway was Detailed in period style moldings and Windows were given the proper proportions
  16. 16. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect New Entrance borrowed details from several “True” Center Hall Colonials
  17. 17. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Great Room Addition to Right
  18. 18. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Covered Side Entrance into Kitchen @ Garage
  19. 19. Hellenbrecht Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Patio Behind Great Room, Breakfast Nook is Beyond
  20. 20. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect The Program Daughter and Mother (in her 90's) Selling two homes in Elizabeth to move to Cranford. I recommended against adding on to the existing home c. 1880's. Small Rooms, Poor Construction, Not Maintained Well Bought the house, but did not move in. Owner called me a a year later to design a new home on the lot. Small House on a Tiny Lot
  21. 21. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Small 50' x 100' Lot, Coverage would be an Issue Needed a room on the First Floor that the Owner's Mother could use as an occasional Bedroom on days when she just couldn't climb the stairs. High water table made the Basement unusable for living space Very tight budget. The Challenges
  22. 22. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Formal Dining Eat-In Kitchen Living Room Bedroom / Den Bathroom Covered Porch Detached Garage First Floor Dining Living Den / BR Kitchen Porch
  23. 23. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Master Bedroom Two More Bedrooms Bathroom Laundry Second Floor Bedroom Master Bedroom Bedroom Hall
  24. 24. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Traditional, Simple, Gable, Cross-Gable with Dormer, Covered Porch Front Elevation
  25. 25. Crawley Residence Cranford, NJ ddv david del vecchio, architect Front Facade with Covered Porch

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