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Klopf Architecture - Kitchen from Sun Room

Noe Valley Sunroom Addition (traditional-style home) The kitchen as viewd from the new sun room. Photo (c) 2005 Klopf Architecture

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wnydapoo wrote:
How wide would you say this pass through is?
   Comment   November 3, 2013
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It's 6'-8" wide
November 6, 2013 at 10:01pm   
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sodonnell wrote:
How far out does the bar extend and how is it supported?
   Comment   September 14, 2013
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The counter is a total of 15" wide, so it overhangs between 9" and 10". It's been many years, but it's probably self-supporting.
September 16, 2013 at 10:08am   
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sajbcoolj wrote:
How do you make the bar? - I have a very similar window without the bar area and stools.
   Comment   July 27, 2013
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They put a piece of countertop over the window sill. It was handled by the countertop fabricator.
September 16, 2013 at 10:10am   
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jwedgwoo wrote:
Where is the sink in this kitchen - Curious if you put the sink on the other side of the pass through or if that is all counter space on the other side
   Comment   May 5, 2013
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The sink is located on the other side of the pass-through, mostly because that sink was existing in that location (the pass-through used to be a window to the back yard).
May 6, 2013 at 4:35pm     
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This is great. I was hoping that was the case. That way you can still interact with your guests even if you need to do a little clean up!
May 10, 2013 at 6:27pm   
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jackandernieshow wrote:
Love the paint color. Could you please tell me the color.
   Comment   April 25, 2013
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I'd love to tell you the color but unfortunately we don't have the records, and the client sold the house many years ago... sorry.
April 29, 2013 at 11:55am   
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guadalupe1111 wrote:
Recommendations to close the passthru - This is exactly what I have at home, but we would like to close the passthru with glass, that way the kitchen will not be too dark and the dining room will not look too small. Any ideas of cool, modern, unique windows/glass?
   Comment   December 6, 2012
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I think you should consult a designer for that type of question, as it's not really a question about this photograph. Good luck to you!
December 7, 2012 at 2:54pm   
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John Nunez wrote:
I do I know if my wall is a load support wall? - I'd like to do a passthru and your idea is wonderful but my concern is load support?
   Comment   November 24, 2012
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This was a load-bearing wall, but in our case there was already a window in this location. What was an exterior wall became an interior wall. There is a header above the opening that was already there. But if you're opening up a wall that happens to be load-bearing, your engineer can design you a header that will support the loads. You should really consult a structural engineer or a contractor who can design this per the prescriptive beam sizing in the building code.
November 26, 2012 at 11:46am   
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Stella Atkinson_ONeill wrote:
Can you please tell me the width and height of the opening?
   Comment   August 10, 2012
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It's about 6 1/2 feet wide and 3 feet tall
August 10, 2012 at 1:31pm   
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camaguey1 wrote:
Wall opening - I tried so desperately to do this in my remodel! The architect told me that because the opening would be in a load bearing wall, I could not do it without going thru a lot of support work below and above and it was expensive, 10-12K. I also tried maybe just opening a small door, same answer My kitchen does the boxy feeling but because of cost, I cannot do. We did expand the den out which makes it huge and if we could have done the work on the wall, it would look magnificent. If anything I learned is to ask everything from a good architect so you can budget your costs and get what you want. I'm so disappointed that I could not do it Question: What alternative (s) do you suggest?
   Comment   June 27, 2012
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We have a 2nd floor and the foundation does not support it and that's why it's so expensive- have to add additional foundation. Two architects looked at it. My neighbors who have the same structure discovered that when they opened the kitchen to their den, the 2nd floor was sagging!!! However, because originally they had a window type of opening from a prior owner's remodeling, all they had to do was to place the beam above. The prior owner had placed a reinforced foundation.
I think your suggestion of adding openings between the 2x4 is great. And I think if you do it longer than just at window height, it would definitely add artistic look and get the illusion of looking right through to the den. The opening would actually be about 13" wide because since the 2x4 are 16" apart, you would loose space on both sides for the dry wall
June 27, 2012 at 9:56pm   
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if it works, post a picture!
June 28, 2012 at 9:33am   
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mspearman55 wrote:
Where can I find the pendants?
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I believe you'll find the match is the Trilo 7 fixture by BESA Lighting. What is pictured above uses their frost glass, with the larger of two canopy options in satin nickel. http://www.besalighting.com/productpage_class-2_category-7_family-119_decor-45_config-1_finish-12.php
April 22, 2012 at 1:36pm   
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thanks - the owners picked the pendants so I didn't have the answer.
August 9, 2012 at 4:52pm   
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froglegs12 wrote:
Can you tell me what moulding was used to finish the pass through...
   Comment   April 16, 2011
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We specified to match existing, which this does. I'm guessing the contractor got it at Victoriana in San Francisco.
May 23, 2011 at 10:54am   
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What Houzz contributors are saying:

Lisa Frederick added this to Don't Pass Up the Kitchen Pass-Through
A simple pass-through adds a functional dimension and architectural interest to what otherwise would have been a big, blank wall, and enhances seating space to boot.

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jasonandgen added this to jasonandgen's Ideas
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Not sure if there is space for stools
Wendy Russell added this to ForRobert
on Tuesday
Trim around passthrough
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April 11, 2014
Kitchen nook cutout
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April 10, 2014
View into kitchen
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April 7, 2014
trim at top and sill cut of countertop, maybe not so deep
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April 7, 2014
kitchen to dining
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pass through
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Framing of passthrough
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kitchen pass thru
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kitchen pass thru instead of removing wall
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Approximate size?
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Level up
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trim around passthrough
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pass thru lights
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Have a similar wall
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pass through
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pass through
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Pass through
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frame around passthrough and lighting
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Kitchen Passthrough
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like the moulding and pass through
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Pass threw
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for the extension
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Pass through
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kitchen cut out wood trim
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pass through
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Granite and stools
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finished cut out
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pass through framed
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Moulding around hole
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Love the crown molding look of this pass through
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Framed pass through
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Like framing, cabinets hidden behind drywall and recessed can Lighting
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pitch ceiling
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Pass through with trim
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pass through idea for the wall
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Hatch idea with Framing
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Kitchen passthrough
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example of pass through without completely opening wall.
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possibility for opening the kitchen to the dinning room
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I love this!
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January 28, 2014
trim around the bar window and the lights.
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simple overhang / nice framing on window. think this will give you a very good idea of what yours could look like.
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I like the lights
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idea for Tony's house
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Pass through
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cut out
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kitchen pass through
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trim around opening,
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kitchen pass through with seating. Kept dry wall
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passthrough lighting
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Framing and lighting are good in this breakfast bar.
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Lights in pass through
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pass through
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Lights over pass through? Maybe.
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Opened out section..
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pass through
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trim around pass through
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trim around opening
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bar area
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Passerby bar
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Simple and elegant
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simple passthrough
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pass through
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Pass through
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framed kitchen pass thru
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Pass through
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dining room side
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doable with the current pass through I have
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Like lighting in pass through
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Pass thru with frame
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pass through framed with molding
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Framing pass through.
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basement bar?
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Pass through window
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pass thru bar
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frame and lighting on passthrough
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pASS THROUGH counter
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how to open up our kitchen
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Pass through opening
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No hole - kitchen similar layout
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Florida living room
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Nice pass-thru
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pas thru
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Pass through seating
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like pass through trimming
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Kitchen pass thru
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Stools in passthrough
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nice pendulum lighting
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Pendant lights
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Molding around pass through.
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Casing and sill of pass theough
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Reverse in kitchen to living room breakfast bar
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Extend down but don't take down complete wall
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Framing of the pass through window.
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pass-through between kitchen/family room
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Simple with counter top straight through to other room
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Pass through view of refrigerator
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passthrough - blue
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like they way the passthrough countertop is on this one - and the paint color.
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minimal floor space on dining side
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opening between kitchen and dinning room
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pass through
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Kitchen pass through and bar
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Pass thru
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love this!!!!
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Breakfast bar
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e.g. pass-through from kitchen to family room
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dryden idea
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idea for formal dining room
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Like how the pass through is framed
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kitchen pass through
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Pass through counter
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the look; the color of the cabinets
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Open window
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pass through
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Might be easier than knocking full wall.
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pass-through to dining room
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Pass through window beautiful
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pass through
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Cutout w breakfast bar
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The size of the pass through window and the use of a bar on the dining room side.
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Kitchen bar
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this looks like our living room ceiling line
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Passthru & bar stools
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