With their daughter confined to a wheelchair, the homeowners asked us to build their new deck flush with the door threshold to be wheelchair-accessible from the house. Their goal? An outdoor living space with a modern layout and simple, clean lines that included an outdoor kitchen and a hot tub.

We proposed building the hot tub into the deck for accessibility, but also so that it looked like part of the design. To maximize seating and enhance functionality, the design includes a bench seat adjacent to the hot tub that also serves as a place to set drinks.

Read More