Honorable Mention: Enhanced Entry

An entry canopy creates a welcoming path on this addition, which achieves great effects on a minimal budget.

The new entry canopy, constructed of steel and translucent panels, echoes the rear addition and creates a sense of procession into the home.

The entry canopy and curved retaining wall create a welcoming path to the front door. while adding protection for two cars.

Emerging as a glass jewel box from a solid concrete block, the new master bedroom "floats" over the garden, creating a transparent yet private space dappled with southern sunlight and screened by tall trees. The addition's lower level triples the available storage space for a wine cellar, workshop, and garden room.

The hallway to the master bedroom.

The garden addition's simple program was to move the master bedroom suite from the front of the house to the back, creating a private sleeping room in the lush landscape.

The front elevation with the new entry canopy.

On the right is the south elevation for the addition.

Section through the addition showing the back elevation of the existing house. The addition cradles the back yard providing shelter and privacy yet embracing the landscape.

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