In the Echo Park neighbourhood of Los Angeles, Nova Property by Productora doubles the dimension of an existing residence. Leaving the existing bed room suite and flexible studio/garage mainly intact, the addition is a sq. house divided into 3 structural bays of somewhere around 10’0’’. Sloping ceilings with uncovered picket composition and clerestory home windows deliver an intricate wide variety of interconnected areas in between new and old.
Viewed from the backyard garden, the household has a distinct observed-tooth silhouette with a regular spacing of openings. The beforehand current bed room by contrast is set back again powering a covered patio to present shielding from the southern sunshine. With each other with a new shaded patio outdoors of the kitchen-dining area, a concealed outside patio by the studio, and an outside shower below a pepper tree, these intimate intermediate spaces provide powerful connections amongst indoors and out.
Even though both equally the house and the extension are clad with the exact same blue standing seam roof, there is a refined distinction concerning the two volumes. For starters, the new quantity is positioned three techniques previously mentioned the initial property, building a perception of differential and threshold. The exterior of the existing is concluded with a darkish blue-grey stucco, while the addition is completed with a board-and-batten procedure.
Inside, the current dwelling has a blue and green-hued palette though the recently included bed room contains loads of wood along with heat, earthy colours.
And last but not least, as a neat and original depth, the new establish portion incorporates the similar walls sconces as the primary dwelling – but turned upside down.