klopf architecture brings contemporary addition to traditional home
klopf architecture brings contemporary addition to traditional home klopf architecture brings contemporary addition to traditional home
sep 16, 2015

klopf architecture brings contemporary addition to traditional home

klopf architecture brings contemporary addition to traditional home
all images © mariko reed




klopf architecture has constructed a contemporary addition to a traditionally-styled house in california. realized in collaboration with homeowner and designer tanja digrande, the concept takes a visual departure from the original residence, creating a contrast and distinction between the home and its latest inclusion.

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contemporary californian open box design

shaped as a black box, the exterior has an industrial feeling. it is made up of dark gray stuccoed walls, steel railings and floor-to-ceiling windows that let natural light in. the interiors, completely dedicated to living, showcase simple and clean-lined open spaces. the master bedroom together with the open master bathroom, are found on the top floor, and epitomize the minimal style of the rear addition. a roof deck that can be accessed from the outside through a spiral staircase, is the perfect place to entertain guests.

klopf architecture‘s minimal modern addition offers lofty interiors that provide sightlines to the original home.

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the white walls give a gallery-like feeling

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the master bedroom’s floor-to-ceiling windows illuminate it and let the nature inside

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floor-to-ceiling windows allow sunlight to flood into the open master bathroom

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view of the guest bathroom

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the roof terrace serves as the perfect place to entertain guests

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a spiral steel staircase offers access to the roof deck



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