Expansion in Kensington traditional-exterior

Expansion in Kensington

Before this home lacked a defined entry, and creating one was an important goal for the homeowners. we think the new front door is pretty hard to miss!

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July 19, 2013
3517carol wrote:
Appealing - Love the front door color with other paint. Beautiful home.
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Thank you we agree!
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August 18, 2013
Paige Ulmer wrote:
What are the colors of the door and exterior? LOVE it!
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Steven Corley Randel, Architect added this to Roots of Style: Midcentury Styles Respond to Modern Life
Split Level Though this style is more accurately a category and can be executed in several fashions, it is presented individually because of its form, and its significance, for the numbers of regional versions that exist. As suburban development rapidly spread after World War II, builders adapted to rolling bucolic settings by placing garages, or less formal spaces, at lower elevations on the landscape. Placing another floor just a few feet higher and adjacent to the lower level created a sensible transition from service areas to formal living spaces. Bedrooms and bathrooms often are all placed on a second level above the lowest, establishing a gentler relationship between the public and private spaces of the house. In this remodeled minimalist traditional split level, a prominent entrance porch has been added to establish a more significant experience for the visitor. Note the crossing gabled roof forms. Often in the split-level style, the higher level has a front-facing gable, while the lower portion runs from side to side. This further enhances the division of levels.

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Like the entryway
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Color and entry
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entry typical split level
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the entry way...is very subtle as the roof line merges into it.
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too light?
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this house is a split level house because of the windows on different levels.
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In this re­mod­eled min­i­mal­ist tra­di­tional split level, a prom­i­nent en­trance porch has been added to es­tab­lish a more sig­nif­i­cant ex­pe­ri­ence for the vis­i­tor. Note the cross­ing gabled roof forms. Of­ten in the split-level style, the higher level has a front-fac­ing gable, while the lower por­tion runs from side to side. This fur­ther en­hances the di­vi­sion of lev­els.
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