DPI hired to Design the Charles Residence

DPI will be designing a new 4,000 square foot single-family residence on two lots recently replatted into a single lot.  The overall design program and site layout will be based on the on concept sketches received from the client.  The exterior will have a southwestern design vernacular.

The design program will include:

  1. 5 Bedrooms, 6 Bathrooms, Great Room, 1st & 2nd Family Rooms, Office/Study expandable to 5th Bedroom, 1st & 2nd flr. Laundry Areas, 2 Opposing Stairways, Entry Parlor, Kitchen with multi-purpose bar area, and 2nd flr. Kitchenette, 2nd flr. Rear Carport & Parking.
  2. Site
    1. Circular drive.
    2. Side drive access to rear for vehicle parking.
    3. Partially covered rear parking.
  3. Exterior
    1. Simple elevation without an excess of ornamentation.
    2. Large 1st floor Porch on front and rear with corresponding 2nd  floor Balcony.
  4. An open plan with Great Room being the primary common space.
    1. Fireplace (pit-type) between Great Room and Family area.
    2. Dining area open to Great Room for common use purposes.
    3. Day lighting from roof to Great Room.
  5. Kitchen
    1. Gas cooktop & small sink on island.
    2. Nook area within Kitchen area.
  6. Office
    1. Separate office areas with area for library.
    2. Office to be expandable to adjacent 5th bedroom
  7. 1st Floor Bathrooms
    1. Full Bath with Shower.
    2. Powder Room.
  8. Master Suite
    1. Master bath with separate tub & shower.
    2. Large contiguous master closet.
    3. Separate balcony.
  9. Bedrooms
    1. Provide separate bathrooms, walk-in closets, and balconies.
  10. 2nd Common areas.
    1. Small Kitchenette near the Laundry area.
    2. Walkway should be open to 1st

We are looking forward to the challenge and are very grateful to the Charles Family for trusting DPI with the task.

By | 2017-09-15T03:41:59+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Creative, Design, Interiors, Residential|Comments Off on DPI hired to Design the Charles Residence

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Jeffrey L. Bennett is founder and president of Design Principles Inc. and The Divine Purpose Initiative Inc.