1063 sq ft reno: Removing supporting walls!

Posted on Sep 20, 2015 in work in progress
1063 sq ft reno: Removing supporting walls!

The apartment will be, eventually, an airy, open space with an unimpeded view down one side stretching from front to back right through the living room, kitchen, and dining room. To achieve that we have to remove some supporting walls … without collapsing the three storey building. A flush beam will span two thirds the width of the […]

1063 sq ft reno: Stairs, a key design element

Posted on Sep 12, 2015 in work in progress
1063 sq ft reno: Stairs, a key design element

After tearing apart the client’s 1920s dingy dark apartment, removing all but the supporting walls, ripping up the flooring and pulling out the plumbing we begin the process of relocating the basement stairwell. The client wanted the basement (where there will be an office) to feel included in the main living area. To create a […]

1063 sq ft reno: Start by ripping it apart

Posted on Aug 22, 2015 in work in progress
1063 sq ft reno: Start by ripping it apart

Where we begin First we tear it apart.