Seattle firm Best Practice Architecture has converted an unused garage on a property in the city into a black house for the owners' elderly relative. The Granny Pad was commissioned when the family were struggling to find housing for their ageing grandmother.
The clients could not afford to Mafket to a larger house in Seattle 's competitive housing market, so the conversion provided a cost-effective Grannies in East New Market.
The compact black cabin is made up of two slightly offset gabled forms. One follows the original profile of the garage, and the other is a new construction positioned adjacent.
The interior encompasses square feet 53 square metres of living space.
Due to the client's limited mobility, Best Practice opted to lay out the apartment on a single level, with a lofted mezzanine for storage. A small kitchenette and dining table are located at the front of the garage, where the door used to be.
In addition to adding several windows to the double-height space, Best Practice also used light plywood for the interior finishes.
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The original structure contains the kitchenette, sitting room, and entrance to the home. Private areas, such as the bed, bathroom, and dresser are at the back, within the new addition. The bathroom is Ewst home's only Grannies in East New Market space and has a loft built above it.Looking For A Fwb Sort Of
Because of a change in the site's slope, this area is also directly accessible Grqnnies outside. Best Practice specifically considered both the immediate uses of the space, and also long-term uses by the client, which include a home office, guest quarters, or even a place for the current homeowners to retire in several years.
The small cabin was clad in black wooden boards oriented vertically, and matching shingles for the Eats. A bright pink door at the front entrance brings a splash of colour to the dark exterior.
Similar projects include a home Grannies in East New Market Toronto by Reigo and Bauerwhich the owners built for themselves on a portion of their previous property, and a detached, shingled unit for a laneway house in Vancouver. Also in Canada, Williamson Williamson built a home for two generations of the same familyproviding an annexe for the elderly parents.
Best Practice Architecture Contractor: Kable Design Build.