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Attic Playroom Tries to Not Shock the Neighbors

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How to add an updated addition to expand a house for a growing family when the local architectural review board regulations require that not too much gets changed from a somewhat dowdy and timid existing design aesthetic in a Kansas suburb.
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For el dorado inc – the problem was how to add a bedroom, a playroom and storage space to an existing suburban house, without upsetting the local vernacular.
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Because there are good public schools in the area, there is a need to expand the current 1940s era housing stock to allow for growing families.
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The architects chose this route, finding some unused space over the garage, which they turned into a big playroom, popped out from the existing wall above the garage doors.
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They identified another location where space could be better utilized as well as the unused space above the garage.
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They found a small, north end attic adjacent to an existing children’s bedroom that could be enlarged into a bedroom with a skylight.

Too bad we have to worry about the neighbors.

Via ArchDaily

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