Modern Attached ADU

9 PHOTOS Large wrap around deck addition with a 439 square foot accessory dwelling unit below.

Hip Bungalow

9 PHOTOS Renovation of Craftsman style bungalow, which merges traditional and modern sensibilities. Project includes a full basement remodel, expanded kitchen, and the conversion of an unfinished attic into a cozy master suite.

Arlington Heights Tudor

14 PHOTOS Two-story addition to a traditional, Tudor style home on a steeply sloping site. The first floor includes a garage, guest quarters, and covered porch. The second floor houses a large master suite with vaulted ceilings, stained mahogany casework, hand hewn timbers, and a dramatic cantilevered deck.

Irvington Master Suite

9 PHOTOS Renovation of an unfinished attic into a bright, colorful master suite located in the historic Irvington neighborhood. Contemporary elements are combined with original and salvaged features to create a space that is both modern and rooted in the past.

Alameda Galley Kitchen

7 PHOTOS Contemporary, light-filled kitchen renovation and addition. The original kitchen was small, dark, and isolated. The new, enlarged design provides more work area and storage. To help the space feel larger, the wall defining the original breakfast nook was removed, and the opening between kitchen and dining was enlarged. Designed in collaboration with Introspecs.

'50s Ranch Remodel

8 PHOTOS A modern, but handcrafted, aesthetic permeates the details of this SE Portland ranch remodel. Unexpected twists include solid walnut cabinets, custom light fixtures, leather drawer pulls, a built-in daybed, and charred wood siding inspired by the Japanese technique of shou sugi ban.

Sellwood ADU

8 PHOTOS This addition and renovation creates separate living space, and a new second home, for a pair of busy, out-of-state grandparents. The new space is designed to allow multiple generations to remain close, while also maintaining their privacy and independence. Traditional details that connect the addition to the main house are complimented with more contemporary features like stained concrete floors, metal roofing, and aluminum windows.

Midcentury Modernized

13 PHOTOS This unique 1950's ranch style home was the victim of several unfortunate renovations which left the house dark, dreary, and in need of an overhaul. This full house remodel and addition, designed in collaboration with Bright Designlab and built by Hammer & Hand, is filled with custom details and open, light filled spaces that make the most of this home's private setting.

2nd Floor / 2nd Act

4 PHOTOS The original 2nd floor of this Portland bungalow had two small bedrooms, no bathroom, and was accessed by a dark, narrow stair. A new, open, light-filled stairwell now leads to a fully renovated 2nd floor. A new shed dormer nearly doubles the amount of floor space and accommodates a new bathroom.

Laurelhurst Remodel

12 PHOTOS A complete overhaul of this 1923 house. A new three-story stairwell accesses a completely revised second floor layout, made more spacious with the addition of a large dormer facing the street. The second floor includes three bedrooms, including a master suite; vaulted ceilings; an additional bath; and ample built-in storage. Relocating the stair allowed for a new, open kitchen layout on the first floor. Interior fixtures and finishes by Domestic Arts. Construction by JDL Development.

Colonial Update

11 PHOTOS Large addition and comprehensive renovation to an existing Colonial-style home. Improvements include the addition of an attached 2-car garage; a large, open kitchen with butler’s pantry; a light-filled laundry room; and conversion of the unfinished basement to living space.

Interior finishes and fixtures by Donna Dufresne Design

Sabin Kitchen and Bath

9 PHOTOS Addition and renovation to a 1923 craftsman bungalow. Custom cabinets with carefully planned built-ins help make the most of every square inch. The addition of a door between a first floor bedroom and the reconfigured bathroom creates the functionality of a master suite while also allowing access from the hall.