Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
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Spruce Street Cottage traditional-kitchen
 

Spruce Street Cottage

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October 27, 2013
Susie Findlay wrote:
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this is true design.. well thought out, peaceful , excellent use of space. wish this designer was in ct not calif.. LOVE THIS SPACE
1 Like   July 6, 2014 at 7:51PM
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
Thanks so much! We appreciate your sentiments, we love it too!
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October 24, 2013
Samantha McLaughlin wrote:
Where do the two doors lead?
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
The one closest to the kitchen goes to the bathroom, the other door is a closet.
   November 5, 2013 at 1:54PM
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August 11, 2013
patrick06 wrote:
I love the floors!! What are these?? - K
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Oak & Broad
Hickory/Pecan flooring. Let me know if you have any questions. joel@eutree.com
   August 11, 2013 at 12:42PM
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
I am not sure who the guy is who answered above (looks like a new form of marketing), but the floors are french white oak, not hickory / pecan.
6 Likes   August 12, 2013 at 9:36PM
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August 10, 2013
monyb wrote:
is the board on top of the loft custom made?
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
Yes, we made a template on the computer for the contractor use.
   August 10, 2013 at 2:35PM
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July 28, 2013
losi22 wrote:
where is this house..?there upstairs ,is it a living room or sleeping
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
The ladder goes up to a sleeping loft, the downstairs is a living room.
   September 18, 2013 at 6:59AM
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May 18, 2013
bino1965 wrote:
Yes is there a stove behind the curtain in the kitchen?
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4onyx
Just bought a house on Balboa Is with a loft potential in the attached rental unit...love the molding and ladder...what is the source for the molding and was the ladder custom built?
   June 10, 2013 at 5:51AM
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
It's all custom, I plotted a full scale template from AutoCAD and had the contractor build it from that.
   June 10, 2013 at 6:26AM
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December 2, 2012
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Yes, it is all 1x6 tongue and groove pine boards with a micro-bevel "v" joint.
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Laura Oyen
Could you let us know how high it is from floor of loft area to ceiling of loft area and what the dimensions and roof pitch of the building is. Love the look! If you have a picture of the loft area would love to see it!
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September 28, 2012
Lisa O wrote:
Where is the ladder from and can I order one. It is perfect the way it slants slightly but not too much. Let
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
This is a custom ladder that we design and the contractor built.
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lbroghammer
How do you like the ladder vs stairs? We are trying to decide if we should make living room larger and put in ladder rather than stairs.
   May 15, 2013 at 5:33AM
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May 14, 2012
billpurvis wrote:
where do you cook?
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doffran
Stove?
   February 22, 2013 at 1:13PM
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April 21, 2012
Cynthia Maclean wrote:
What brand/color of paint? Thank you!
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The Shabby Nest
Valspar's Day Spa is a similar color.
   April 22, 2012 at 9:00AM
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March 4, 2012
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wheaties1
Did you get an answer about the nails?
   August 5, 2014 at 8:00PM
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Koch Architects, Inc. Joanne Koch
Hello - There are sleepers with rigid insulation set in above the ceiling beams and decking, so no problem with connections.
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September 15, 2013
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August 10, 2013
monyb wrote:
what is the paint color used here?
July 25, 2013
carincw wrote:
Loft ladder to code - I have been trying to figure out the code for loft space with respect to stairs vs ladders. Everything I've seen seems to indicate that if the space is "inhabitable"(coded by size ) then it must have stairs not ladder. How do you get around this??
March 7, 2013
1katinka2 wrote:
I love the soft color of the vertical board walls -- can you please share the paint color? - You have made this little cottage so light, airy and cheery inside!
I have been STR-UGGLING trying to find a softer color to complement our existing navy drapes,
white woodwork and mixed woods. So I would really, really appreciate any info you can provide on this wall color! Thanks so much!
May 24, 2012
46alpheus wrote:
Did you have blue prints for the loft/ladder etc - This is exactly what I need for my cottage. I LOVE it! Amazing work!

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Laura Gaskill added this to Easy Green: 10 Tiny Homes That Live Large
The Houzz: Spruce Street CottageBy: Koch Architects, Joanne KochTip: Maximize loft space.This cottage makes excellent use of space with a loft reached by a ladder and with built-in cupboards, a sink and closets below.
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A backyard guest cottage. Why just give them a bed and bath when you can put the bedroom in the rafters and give them a kitchen too?
Tongue and groove walls and ceilings of 1-by-6 painted pine join with exposed beams in this bright, architecturally rich guest cottage.
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