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Objectives

To take a cramped first floor that the family had outgrown and transform it into a fully functional living space that would accommodate everyday activities and storage for the whole family, as well as provide functional space for entertaining.

Challenges

The existing home was divided into four small squares: kitchen, dining room, living room, and family room. None of these spaces were large enough to accommodate the family comfortably during day-to-day activities or functional enough for storage and entertaining. To open the space, the team needed to open up areas on structural walls and work with existing functional elements, such as upper-level plumbing, that would need to be camouflaged or moved

Solutions 

The team converted the family’s main living area into a beautiful and functional split layout that is much more conducive to the family’s lifestyle. They combined the kitchen, dining, and living areas to create two large modern rooms with more natural light, better views, and a streamlined flow between the rooms that allows for better communication among family members. They also updated the existing powder room and staircase and created larger, more efficient storage spaces, including space specifically intended to house supplies for the family’s brand new puppy.  In addition, all existing elements were able to remain in place and were incorporated decoratively into the new design.

The family couldn’t be happier with their new first floor, and Airoom’s streamlined process worked well with their busy lifestyle to make the remodel stress-free.