US Home and Architectural Trends US Home & Architectural Trends Vol. 29/11 - Page 33

Before Facing page, top and lower: Before-and-after images tell the story behind the transformation of this prefabricated post-and-beam house by architect Bill Waddell of Distinctive Architecture. To create a sense of arrival, the entry was moved closer to the front of the house and an etchedglass canopy cantilevered over a new terrace. Above, far left and left: To open up the interior, two non load-bearing walls were replaced with 7ft-high sapele mahogany cabinets. This cabinet in the living area (above) conceals a television above the ļ¬replace. The original entry (left) opened directly into the formal dining room. more renovations at 31