Portland, Oregon    Design:  Green Gables - Chris Brown & Stephen Elliott   Engineering:  Madden & Baughman Engineering - Jerome Madden   Construction:  Green Gables  A first floor remodel and a second floor addition dramatically transformed an existing 1904 single level house into an open and light filled environment conducive to the lifestyle of a young family. Pulling the entire footprint of the house forward encourages the house to engage in activities along the sidewalk and schoolyard across the street while creating a larger private area in the back.  The interior is characterized by a simple and neutral material palette, highlighted by the exposed second floor joists and car decking assembly. The vaulted ceiling unifies the second floor, bringing in natural light and volume to the bedrooms and central loft area. Wood salvaged from the partial demolition of the existing house was re-milled and reused throughout the house as screens and other architectural elements.
       
     
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  Portland, Oregon    Design:  Green Gables - Chris Brown & Stephen Elliott   Engineering:  Madden & Baughman Engineering - Jerome Madden   Construction:  Green Gables  A first floor remodel and a second floor addition dramatically transformed an existing 1904 single level house into an open and light filled environment conducive to the lifestyle of a young family. Pulling the entire footprint of the house forward encourages the house to engage in activities along the sidewalk and schoolyard across the street while creating a larger private area in the back.  The interior is characterized by a simple and neutral material palette, highlighted by the exposed second floor joists and car decking assembly. The vaulted ceiling unifies the second floor, bringing in natural light and volume to the bedrooms and central loft area. Wood salvaged from the partial demolition of the existing house was re-milled and reused throughout the house as screens and other architectural elements.
       
     

Portland, Oregon

Design: Green Gables - Chris Brown & Stephen Elliott

Engineering: Madden & Baughman Engineering - Jerome Madden

Construction: Green Gables

A first floor remodel and a second floor addition dramatically transformed an existing 1904 single level house into an open and light filled environment conducive to the lifestyle of a young family. Pulling the entire footprint of the house forward encourages the house to engage in activities along the sidewalk and schoolyard across the street while creating a larger private area in the back.

The interior is characterized by a simple and neutral material palette, highlighted by the exposed second floor joists and car decking assembly. The vaulted ceiling unifies the second floor, bringing in natural light and volume to the bedrooms and central loft area. Wood salvaged from the partial demolition of the existing house was re-milled and reused throughout the house as screens and other architectural elements.

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