ATHENS COLONIAL REVIVAL
What began as a renovation to an older residence turned into a completely reconstructed new home. The entirety of the design process centered around keeping as much as of the original home intact and adding onto the rear, however, the existing structure was not able to be salvaged once construction began. The owners, architect and contractor decided to keep the design in place which paid tribute to not only the existing home, but the older smaller homes in the surrounding neighborhood. The main body of the home is a close replica of the existing house with the garage and mudroom connection to the right. The majority of the living space is hidden from the street behind the main body. These key design decisions keep what is an entirely new home in closer scale and proportion to the neighborhood. The home was moved forward on the property for a better relationship the street and the white picket fence is a restoration of the existing fence.