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Whereas this home in San Francisco seems utterly trendy on this aspect, on the opposite, it’s a restored Victorian facade that blends into the neighborhood’s extra formal frontage. The Janus Home sits on a by way of-block lot, which means each the entrance and the again are road dealing with, and Kennerly Structure & Planning took on the duty of sustaining the entrance portion’s historic exterior whereas extending the again in the direction of the alley.
Regardless of the dichotomy of types, they managed to mix the inside completely so that you simply’d by no means know you have been in a house with two faces.
The house opens up within the rear with partitions of glass to flood the area with mild.
The fashionable exterior is clad in a display of white recyclable plastic giving it a neat ridged texture.
The bottom flooring has a partial double-peak ceiling over the stairwell that opens as much as the lounge above.
What can be the attic area is now a gabled loft area for the youngsters.
The main bedroom has the identical roofline which is highlighted by the orange painted wall behind the mattress.
Inside Designer: Meg Hart Inside DesignStructural Engineer: Strandberg EngineeringPhotographer: Bruce Damonte