Cathy Schwabe Architecture
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Pescadero House contemporary-home-office

Pescadero House

Home office/study. Photograph by David Wakely.

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June 15, 2013
mollycrowe wrote:
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There is no horizontal board tied to the design
Of the desk. I am not sure I am seeing what
You are. The desk is open underneath to the wall.
There may be something placed under the desk.
But it is not integral to the desk itself.
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April 23, 2013
ivettemaddi wrote:
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The owner selected the colors - let me see if I can find out. The paint was Benjamin Moore.
I'll follow up when I can.
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August 1, 2012
rmdlng wrote:
What is the size of this room and how high is the ceiling at the lowest/highest pont?
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The room is 15 feet wide and 14'-6" deep. In this view you are only seeing about 11'-6" of the depth and about 12 feet of the width. Width direction is in the long direction of the desk. The low point is 7' - 1" and the high point is about 11'-10". (slope is 4:12) The desk is almost 3 feet deep, front to back, so the ceiling has gotten to be 7'-10" feet above the floor at the edge of the desk - and except for at the knee space where you can clearly stand right up against the desk -- at the drawer areas and or standing in front of the bookcases the ceiling at the low point is closer to 8 feet.
It is a really comfortable room -- nice size and a good scale.
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July 10, 2012
zajj wrote:
material of desk
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Painted wood with sheets of glass laid over the top.
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It's lovely. I love everything about this room. Office space, but cozy too.
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January 13, 2012
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Hi -
The desk is +/- 13'-0" long. The bookcases ( shown only on the one side) on both sides add another 2' - 0" total to the room width but at the desk the walls were furred in. If you look closely at the photo you can see this. Then -- yes the desk was designed as part of the project and build by the cabinet maker.
- Cathy
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