Bud Dietrich, AIA
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a symphony of parts - the kitchen kitchen

a symphony of parts - the kitchen

A small breakfast room addition opens up the kitchen and provides a space for family meals and to do homework. The small kitchen island provides work space as well as keeping the cook out of the traffic pattern.

Published in Womans Day magazine, this home was also an Association of Licensed Architects national design award winner.

More photos can be found at http://tinyurl.com/3oof5dz

Photography by Mike Kaskel

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March 22, 2013
njorgensen wrote:
What is covering the barrel ceiling?
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With windows on three sides and an elliptical window at the vault, this breakfast room enjoys plenty of sun. It's a great place to view the yard, treetops and sky when having that morning cup of coffee or enjoying the Sunday crossword puzzle. Open to the kitchen at one end, it also provides a light and bright space for children doing homework while the cook is making dinner.

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no room separation
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December 29, 2014
Top window
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November 28, 2014
Windows 7
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Place for built in curtain valence, whole length of S wall?
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Wall to wall windows (but NOT so narrow)
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Molding color
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bay windows
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Love the windows
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walls of windows
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The windows and space
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Sunroom windows
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Breakfast nook windows
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windows type
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Great room?
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Per TTY widows
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Breakfast room
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March 31, 2014
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double hung windows side by side
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windows, barrel vaulted ceiling
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February 17, 2014
any ceiling / lighting ideas from this?
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February 14, 2014
I love the recess lighting in this breakfast room. It really brightens up the room, along with all the natural light that is there.
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January 21, 2014
kitchen add on
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love this big room with windows (breakfast room?)
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January 7, 2014
Windows. Can't quite tell how the vault works - would like to discuss.
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December 31, 2013
Dining room windows; maybe peaked ceiling with windows instead of rounded?
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December 29, 2013
Love the space
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December 29, 2013
Microwave in island
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December 26, 2013
breakfast room
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kitchen extension
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barrel ceiling
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December 4, 2013
Wall color.
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November 24, 2013
Love all the windows around the kitchen nook
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November 23, 2013
Vaulted ceiling
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November 17, 2013
I like how the ceiling was vaulted but the 8 foot walls remained. The window transom is very cool and adds a nice architectural feature as well as great light.
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November 10, 2013
Lots of space looks gracious!
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November 6, 2013
sunny breakfast nook
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Barrel ceiling
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Kitchen and dining lots of windows
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Trim &colors
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barrel vaulted ceiling!
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September 1, 2013
enjoy the windows and the open space
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open air feel for breakfast seating area
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August 30, 2013
dining off kitchen, WA
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window height?
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eyebrow window
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July 8, 2013
Love the ceiling and size of nook
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July 4, 2013
Kitchen windows
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June 28, 2013
Cabinets, floor, countertops
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With windows
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Love the windows
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arched window
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Windows ?
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Lots of windows
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Windows for booth seat
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windows for eating extension
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breakfast nook
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vaulted ceiling
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Dining area
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Barrel ceiling
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vaulted ceiling
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table and chairs
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February 17, 2013
There's that scene in the first Harry Potter movie when Harry, Hermione and Ron walk into the great dining hall at Hogwarts for the first time. The room is vast and has a ceiling that seems to disappear into the night sky, adding mystery, wonder and magic to the scene. One of the ways we can capture that same feeling in our own homes is to use a barrel vaulted ceiling. These ceilings open up and provide height to a room, allowing views to the sky and landscape beyond. And these ceilings can be finished in a range of different materials, from white painted drywall to beadboard to stenciling and more. Architects and designers often will use a barrel-vaulted ceiling in a dining space. While the ceiling makes the room grand, friends and family gather around the table to enjoy a good meal and conversation. The experience is a wonderful combination of spaciousness and intimacy all at the same time. Add to ideabookby Arthur Dyson Architects by Arthur Dyson Architects A barrel-vaulted ceiling captures and frames a beautiful view. If you place a piece of paper over the top of the picture, you'll see just how much the barrel vault adds to the sense of space and how it can make the landscape a part of the home. Without the barrel vault, it just wouldn't be the same. Private Comment Add to ideabookby Frederick + Frederick Architects by Frederick + Frederick Architects A barrel vault is the perfect shape ceiling for a dining room such as this. The ceiling's extra height and dimension adds spaciousness to a room while its shape — an arc that defines an enclosing circle — creates intimacy. It's as if we are outdoors with the vault of heaven above as we gather around to enjoy good food and good conversation. Private Comment Add to ideabookby Bud Dietrich, AIA by Bud Dietrich, AIA With windows on three sides and an elliptical window at the vault, this breakfast room enjoys plenty of sun. It's a great place to view the yard, treetops and sky when having that morning cup of coffee or enjoying the Sunday crossword puzzle. Open to the kitchen at one end, it also provides a light and bright space for children doing homework while the cook is making dinner.
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Barrel Vaulted Ceiling
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White with Color Accent
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Breakfast nook
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windows and arch
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Breakfast room addition...
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dining addition
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Alison - another interesting ceiling
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vaulted ceiling
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barrel ceiling
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breakfast area
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Great windows.
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Breakfast room
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dining room off of island
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love all the windows in this eat-in breakfast area!
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Breakfast room layout
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Nice windows, airy feel
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Follows our arched windows....
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August 26, 2012
the light and the windows
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Windows in sunroom
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Bud Dietrich is the sole practitioner of Bud Dietrich Architect based in Tampa Bay. Soon after retiring to Florida a few years ago, Bud found himself busier than ever designing new home and renovating existing homes for Baby Boomers getting ready to enjoy the sunny skies and happy clouds of Florida.In addition to his architectural work, Bud is a regular contributor to Houzz. Learn more here.
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August 15, 2012
Different casing
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August 12, 2012
love the window wall.
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Windows nook
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lights in barrell ceiling
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barrel ceiling
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Arch window for interest
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Dining room with windows
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Really like the windows around the eating area.
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March 26, 2012
love corner windows
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March 24, 2012
window for the breakfast room
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March 18, 2012
Idea for new porch windows n floor.
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March 10, 2012
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February 26, 2012
Beautiful ceiling
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February 26, 2012
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February 25, 2012
Color combo of the island
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February 1, 2012
lovely windows with ellipse above
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January 23, 2012
breakfast area behind kitchen - windows
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January 18, 2012
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January 1, 2012
kitchen/eating area/sunroom combo
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December 11, 2011
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October 27, 2011
More vaulted ceilings...
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Top and counter like Mamas
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August 23, 2011
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August 23, 2011
Barrel vault in a renovated kitchen -- we could have since space above is undefined.
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August 21, 2011
Contrast of colours on wall
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August 20, 2011
LOVE - windows on 3 sides and an elliptical window at the vault, in the breakfast room.
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August 19, 2011
good open kitchen
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Arched Window above
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windows for the tree house
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ceiling for eat in kitchen
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Note small lights in vault
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looks like our dining room
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windows, light
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light ,vault,stone top table
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dining room - like windows all around
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windows for the river room
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Barrell Vaulted Ceiling & windows
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August 17, 2011
barrel vault..intersting
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August 17, 2011
Your new kitchen. Just add plantation shutters on full window or only bottom half.
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August 17, 2011
like room
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August 17, 2011
the right diningroom set for house
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August 17, 2011
dining room windows
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August 17, 2011
this is what I want in kitchen
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August 17, 2011
windoe above windows to let more light in nice
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August 17, 2011
the windows - openness
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August 16, 2011
Love the windows and space feel
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July 7, 2011
A breakfast room is the place where we greet the day and first come together as a family. The room should be bright and cheerful, a place that puts a smile on our faces before we walk out the door to do battle with bosses and teachers. The windows in this breakfast room make sure that we are bathed in sunlight and we have plenty of views to the yard, treetops and sky. Though these are traditional, double hung windows, their arrangement and placement is non-traditional. This creates a non-modernistic, non-contemporary styled "glass box".
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Table chair
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