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A whole house remodel was needed for this original 1970’s tired, awkward flowing U-shaped house in the La Jolla Alta area. The house was reorganized to open up the entry that now connects the two wings of the house with a distinctive curved basketweave wall of backlit perforated metal. Different and visually alluring ceiling treatments are used to define different areas within the house making use of the existing cathedral ceilings with alterations. The ceiling of the dining room has been sculpted within the existing cathedral ceiling with a curved randomly perforated steel panel ceiling that soars up to a clerestory window. The random pinholes punched into the metal sparkle like stars in an inky sky. At night, reflected in the clerestory window, the “stars” twinkle into infinity.  The ceiling over the living room has been layered with wood strips picking up the angle shifts in the floor plan. Broad wood bands hide indirect lighting.  The family room and kitchen, formerly disconnected spatially by their high and low ceilings, have now been unified by a single sloped ceiling sheathed in corrugated perforated metal panels. The master bedroom has become more intimate with a warm birdseye maple paneled ceiling hung below the existing cathedral ceiling.  By the rich use of materials, textures, and light coupled with a varied and complex spatial transformation of the rooms and ceilings, the house has changed from an “ugly duckling” to a “beautiful swan”.
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HOMES OF THE YEAR     2003 GRAND PRIZE WINNER
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