Lindsay Chambers commissioned Palo Alto based mostly architect Andrew Young of Yound and Borlik Architects to design a flip of the twentieth century Queen Anne Victorian. She needed the brand new residence to have a dialogue with the 1906 Edwardian Victorian located nextdoor to the property, in addition to to create a perfect historic-feeling residence the place the brand new proprietor wouldn’t have to fret about fixing something. Even although her property shouldn’t be topic to nationwide historic register tips, out of respect for the neighborhood, Lindsay opted to construct a house whose exterior structure might have simply been unique to the world one hundred years in the past.
The exterior of the house is an easy interpretation of Queen Anne structure, however on the within, Chambers needed to loosen up a number of the formality of the structure and introduce transitional fashion parts. She accomplished the house with off-beat however inviting classic-impressed and present furnishings. Behind the house’s enchanting however unassuming facade, there are understated, elegant dwelling quarters up to date for Silicon Valley dwelling within the twenty first century. The S bed room, S ½ tub, A,four hundred sq. foot house is adorned with a chef’s kitchen, Sub Zero and Viking home equipment, Calacatta marble counters, Ann Sacks tile, lighting fixtures by Circa, Urban Electric and Rejuvenation, quarter sawn white oak flooring, customized woodwork and cabinetry all through, and a grand spiral staircase. Have a take a look at the video under to see the totally different phases of the development and tell us what you consider this undertaking. Does the thought of constructing a century-previous-fashion home from scratch attraction to you?