Menlo Park Townhouse

Menlo Park Townhouse

Architect
John Lum Architecture
Location
Menlo Park, CA, USA | View Map
Category
Private Houses
Paul Dyer
Product Spec Sheet

ElementBrandProduct Name
AppliancesSub-Zero/Wolf
Window SystemFleetwood Windows & Doors
Plumbing Fixtures in the KitchenMGS
Medicine cabinet in the master bath Robern
Skylight Royalite

Product Spec Sheet
Appliances
Window System
Plumbing Fixtures in the Kitchen
by MGS
Medicine cabinet in the master bath
by Robern
Skylight

Menlo Park Townhouse

John Lum Architecture as Architects

This radical remodel of an Eichler-era townhouse consisted of replacing a confusing floorplan with an open-concept design. A new sky-lit, steel staircase connecting all three levels, transforms the formerly dark interior into a sunlight-drenched space. The living room is now directly accessed from the main entry, and has been converted into an inviting lounge, with a view of the oak-studded backyard. The newly expanded kitchen and dining room, a half-story up, overlooks the living room and is now the center of the house for our client, a gourmet chef who enjoys entertaining. At the third floor, the staircase connects the new master bedroom suite and two front bedrooms via a dramatic aluminum-grated landing/bridge. A separate bathroom and laundry room complete this floor. The weather damaged exterior was re-clad in vertical cedar, galvalume, and steel-troweled stucco recalling the mid-century provenance but upping the architectural language to a more refined, contemporary palette.

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