Old Meets New: Radical Remodel & Exterior Home Addition


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It can be challenging enough to build a modern home in a traditional context but remodeling a conventional house with a contemporary approach can be even more difficult though, done well, it can produce a potentially more dynamic and impressive combined construction than either a traditional or modern house design.

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In this renovation-and-remodeling project, Maynard Architects integrated elements of the original structure in creative ways with the addition of more space and modern materials: exposed natural wood siding sits under black-painted steel railings and visible interior wood rafters are juxtaposed with modern wire mesh surfaces.

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Through contrast, the division of the old and new design elements in this creative home are rendered evident from every angle both inside and out, with different rhythms of solid and void, a flat new roof next to the angled existing rooflines and concrete foundation in the addition to contrast with wood floors in the original structure.

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