Ralph Murphy Apartment   Berkeley, CA  

This apartment, created from the parlor floor of a Victorian house, suffered from a cramped living and dining room, which the owner sought to relieve with a simple addition set atop the addition being planned by his downstairs neighbor.

I came up with a layout that, with the shift of a few partitions, transferred a sizable amount of underutilized space in other areas into the social area, and integrated the kitchen into this room as well.

Plan Ralph Murphy Apartment, before renovation. Click for larger version.
Plan Ralph Murphy Apartment, before renovation
Also available: "After" plan.
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