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  This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA      

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA

 

  MID-CENTURY REMODEL   This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.  Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.  This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.  Photographer:  Brandon Stengel www.farmkidstudios.com   Project Team: Bob Ganser AIA,  Principal-In-Charge  Ben Awes AIA Christian Dean AIA   

MID-CENTURY REMODEL

This design is the final and unifying renovation in a series of updates to a dated mid-century home along the Mississippi River in Minneapolis. The project features a flexible multi-purpose basement family room, a new floating stair visually connecting the formerly isolated and dark basement to the main floor living space, three updated bathrooms, and a new mudroom / laundry room.

Expanding upon the material palette and design language of a very refined and modern kitchen renovation and exterior update (completed previously by a different architect and landscape designer and featured in Better Homes and Gardens and Midwest Home), this final phase of work emphasizes brightening the interior space and the use of natural daylight throughout. Strategies include the use of increased window opening sizes, translucent glass walls, and skylights to allow natural light deeper into formerly dark interior spaces. The material palette features light colored bamboo floors and Baltic birch paneling (to match the existing Scandinavian blonde woodwork) as well as highly reflective glossy material selections for the bathroom wall tile, cabinetry, and powder coated steel stair structure.

This renovation project builds on the homeowners adventurous, elegant, modern design sensibility with the use of translucent glass bathroom walls and doors, which transform bathrooms into light transmitting filters between the home exterior and formerly dark interior spaces.  The refined and subtle design sensibility of previous renovations is carried forward with a quiet, neutral palette that emphasizes lightness, reflectivity, and textural variation.

Photographer:  Brandon Stengelwww.farmkidstudios.com

Project Team:
Bob Ganser AIA, Principal-In-Charge
Ben Awes AIA
Christian Dean AIA