Bosworth Hoedemaker
Architects & Designers
Montlake craftsman-patio


This remodel of an architect’s Seattle bungalow goes beyond simple renovation. It starts with the idea that, once completed, the house should look as if had been built that way originally. At the same time, it recognizes that the way a house was built in 1926 is not for the way we live today. Architectural pop-outs serve as window seats or garden windows. The living room and dinning room have been opened up to create a larger, more flexible space for living and entertaining. The ceiling in the central vestibule was lifted up through the roof and topped with a skylight that provides daylight to the middle of the house. The broken-down garage in the back was transformed into a light-filled office space that the owner-architect refers to as the “studiolo.” Bosworth raised the roof of the stuidiolo by three feet, making the volume more generous, ensuring that light from the north would not be blocked by the neighboring house and trees, and improving the relationship between the studiolo and the house and courtyard.

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August 2, 2013
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There are 2 doors per opening - 3 sets of french doors. so 6 doors total. 2 of the doors are hidden somewhat because of the angle.
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Thank you. I now see the hinges for the hidden door on the left. I guess my perception is out somewhat because the (individual) door appears to be size of the opening so I couldn't picture 2 doors per opening.
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August 9, 2012
tamisparby wrote:
Can you buy this as a single french with side lites? - I am looking for a single french entry door with side lites so I can build it out as a "Garden Door". Then would put an additional side lite along each side.
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Doug Schneller
Most lumber yards should be able to help you. It is not a stock Item but should be able to do the french doors and then use similar "fixed: door panels on side.
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Doug Schneller
This picture was done with french doors and fixed windows used for sidelites
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December 15, 2010
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T Alligood
The architect says: 'Bosworth Hoedemaker says:
"They are conventional French doors from Northstar Woodworks in Washington state."'
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Do you know if the width of the door are standar size...hard to see in the picture.
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