House didn’t have a bathroom on the first floor. If you were eyeing that patio on the back side of the house, you had the right idea. By enclosing the patio and turning it into part of the house, the architect was able to turn a previously unloved space into a bathroom that gets used all the time.
He was able to do this without expanding the home’s foundation at all, which would’ve cost a pretty penny.
Next to the new bathroom is a hallway which connects to the back deck. Windows that once looked to the outside now connect the entry hall to the dining room, which keeps it from feeling isolated from the rest of the house. The house, so the architect also designed a bench with shoe storage that fits into a nook right next to the door.
The bathroom itself is like a master class in…
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