In the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles, Nova House by Productora doubles the measurement of an existing property. Leaving the existing bedroom suite and adaptable studio/garage largely intact, the addition is a sq. room divided into a few structural bays of about 10’0’’. Sloping ceilings with uncovered wood construction and clerestory windows provide an intricate selection of interconnected spaces amongst new and old.
Considered from the back garden, the residence has a unique saw-tooth silhouette with a standard spacing of openings. The formerly existing bed room by distinction is established again powering a included patio to deliver shielding from the southern sunlight. Together with a new shaded patio outdoors of the kitchen area-dining space, a hidden out of doors patio by the studio, and an outside shower less than a pepper tree, these intimate intermediate areas offer powerful connections among indoors and out.
Even though both the residence and the extension are clad with the very same blue standing seam roof, there is a subtle distinction amongst the two volumes. For starters, the new volume is positioned 3 measures previously mentioned the unique residence, developing a perception of differential and threshold. The exterior of the present is finished with a dark blue-gray stucco, although the addition is finished with a board-and-batten treatment method.
Inside of, the current residence has a blue and green-hued palette though the newly included bed room involves plenty of wooden together with warm, earthy colors.
And last but not least, as a neat and primary depth, the new make portion incorporates the exact partitions sconces as the original house – but turned upside down.