Tracy Stone AIA
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Encino Modern contemporary-kitchen

Encino Modern

This kitchen remodel involved the demolition of several intervening rooms to create a large kitchen/family room that now connects directly to the backyard and the pool area. The new raised roof and clerestory help to bring light into the heart of the house and provides views to the surrounding treetops. The kitchen cabinets are by Italian manufacturer Scavolini. The floor is slate, the countertops are granite, and the ceiling is bamboo.
Design Team: Tracy Stone, Donatella Cusma', Sherry Cefali
Engineer: Dave Cefali
Photo by: Lawrence Anderson

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September 15, 2013
ltbmidcentury wrote:
Love the raised roof/clerestory! Where can I get a similar one?
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Tracy Stone AIA
Glad you like it - this is a custom item that was built for the house. The middle portion of the roof is supported by small steel frames that resist both gravity and seismic forces.
    Bookmark   March 19, 2014 at 6:49PM
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August 29, 2013
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Tracy Stone AIA
Thank you for your interest. The counters are natural granite, but I don't have a record of the color!
    Bookmark   August 29, 2013 at 6:43PM
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February 10, 2013
synchromat wrote:
Need to know,where to get stone for floor used in this.
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Tracy Stone AIA
Glad you like the stone - it is a slate which is available through most stone yards. Bourget Brothers in Santa Monica carries a good selection I believe.
    Bookmark   February 10, 2013 at 3:52PM
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October 8, 2012
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Tracy Stone AIA
Thank you for your interest but there are no window treatments in this house.....I don't know how to answer your question.
    Bookmark   October 8, 2012 at 10:28AM
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January 10, 2012
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WoodWorks INC.
Looks like mahogany
    Bookmark   January 10, 2012 at 11:14AM
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Hi. Please can you advise how you detailed the clerestory windows to roof and base.
    Bookmark   June 26, 2014 at 5:36AM
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January 8, 2012
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Tracy Stone AIA
The cabinets were made by Italian cabinet company Scavolini.
    Bookmark   January 8, 2012 at 3:45PM
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10. Add a Pop-Up. Avoid that overly horizontal, 8-foot-tall and boring ceiling plane. Like the top of a 1960s micro-bus camper, pop it up and install some clerestory windows to increase spaciousness and let the sunshine in.

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Good job Tracy. NIce contrast between red timber and granite counters and glassy green paint. Lines are clean and clerestory windows liven's up the scene.
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