Noe Valley Contemporary Remodel & Carport

The homeowner wanted to recombine this duplex into a single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family including custom cabinetry throughout. Keen on incorporating green building practices wherever possible, the homeowners opted for a full upgrade of their home performance systems.

We also incorporated creative, playful elements for the kids including a double closet connecting their rooms (separated by a saloon style door), a miniature library under the staircase, and a submarine-inspired bathroom. A locally commissioned large-scale artwork was installed behind the staircase that reflected the family’s story and personality.

Photos © Paul Dyer
Architect: Jonathan Feldman
Entry Staircase
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family inc...More
“Love” — stewlly
New Kitchen
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family inc...More
“cabinet color” — sueausavich
Kitchen Remodel
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family inc...More
“Windows above and below” — brennansclan
Master Bath
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MATERIALS: The pendant/medicine cabinet is manufactured by Robern. The mirror slides up with shelving behind it, and a thin light strip below works as a night light. The hanging light in front is also Robern. The glass portion is CFL and the top ring is LED, with a motion censor in the ceiling that activates the LED light. The floor and shower tile is porcelainwood. ...More
“Floor” — Mindy Sorensen
Kids' Bathroom
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Shower doors are made from an acid etching. Photos © Paul Dyer
“Shower/bath” — rhianamaidenberg
Kids' Bathroom
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Mirrors purchased from Ikea. Kitchen cabinets painted with a custom gray color. Lights purchased from http://www.barnlightelectric.com/ Photos © Paul Dyer
“Paint color for extra bath” — triciaparker
Powder Bath
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Kitchen sink by Lacava Wallpaper by Flavor Paper (http://www.flavorpaper.com/) Photos © Paul Dyer
“Mirror” — Lisa Murphy
Staircase
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Stair railings were custom manufactured of steel and wood. Residence Case Study Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We ...More
“Staircase” — studierr
Kids' Closets Connected by Saloon Door
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family includi...More
“Half door” — mollymarks
Kids' Closets Connected by Saloon Door
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family includi...More
“Connecting bedroom doors kids” — larachaparro
Hidden Library Under Staircase
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Problem: The original single family home had been divided into two units with an exterior staircase to the second story. The home had small, cramped bathroom and kitchen spaces. Solution: The new homeowner wanted to recombine the single family home by rebuilding the interior staircase. We also brought the kitchen and bathrooms up to the needs of the contemporary family includi...More
“kids painting wall” — cindyleeboo
Outdoor Stairs and Hanging Bench
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The exterior staircase design has architectural expression while serving a practical function with its custom fabricated painted steel. Cable dividers are strung between steel railings for durable, low maintenance outdoor stairs. Photos by Paul Dyer
“Escalier” — zoudiet
Porch Swing and Exterior Stairs
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Looking out from the carport, stainless steel stairs lead up to a patio for outdoor dining and entertaining. Basalt stone tile meets clear vertical grain cedar for a touch of warmth. Photos by Paul Dyer
“hallway wood screen” — Hybrid home
Exterior Stairs Leading to Porch
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The kids run up the exterior stairs to access the upper deck. Materials: astroturf, basalt stone tile, clear vertical grain cedar Photos by Paul Dyer
“Star case outer stone work” — trishani
Carport with Swings & Fire Pole
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The carport doubles as a play area for the kids with two swings and a fire pole. The bluestone entry crosses over astroturf, and the walkway above allows light to enter with a blue glass striped frit pattern. Photos by Paul Dyer
“Car port open” — merica73
Kids Swings & Fire Pole
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A quick escape can be made from the upper deck via a fire pole. Upstairs, stainless steel railings have cable dividers and a glass catwalk gives access to the house. Photos by Paul Dyer
“perfect” — perlx
Upper Deck with Dining Area & Playhouse
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Upstairs, the kids can roll around on astroturf or pull toys from their redwood and fiberglass play structure. The patio, made from easy-to-clean encaustic cement tile, is perfect for mom and dad to enjoy a glass of wine or sunset dinners. RAB spotlights are activated with fading daylight while step lighting along the parapet creates a charming evening setting. Photos by Pau...More
“Play house dog house!” — ktan33
Upper Deck with Exterior Lighting
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Above the carport, a large deck offers play area for the kids. Evening lighting makes for a charming space to entertain guests. RAB spotlights and step lighting along the parapet are activated as the light fades. Photos by Paul Dyer
“updated railings” — madamebug
Carport with Stain Glass Entry
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This new carport doubles as an appealing new facade with its aluminum and frosted glass garage door. The stucco exterior is durable and low maintenance. Photos by Paul Dyer
“Garag2” — mekbak
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