Working with an existing structure provides unique opportunities to reinvent a space while maintaining some of the original integrity of the architecture. The featured project on this page demonstrates how MLC's team can achieve this through architectural upgrades, the creative use of mixed materials on the exterior and the reinvention of interior space.
We added important architectural elements that resolved the unsafe and inconvenient snow unloading issues on this 1970's designed chalet home. We added a much needed oversized mudroom for the client who needs gear storage for several family activities. The flat roof on the mudroom addition catches the snow that unloads from the steep roof above. On the North side, dormers where added to the second floor to provide more head space, while the new porch roof prevents snow build up while allowing the tenants to easily navigate around the home year round.
The interior space was reshaped to suit the needs of the family and make better use of the original and new square footage. New window openings and doors brought in needed natural light and take advantage of the mountain views.