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All Grown Up: LA Architects' Home Undergoes Round Two of Renovations

Although the living-area portion of the house was existing, the concrete floor tile and fireplace’s folded blackened-steel cladding are new. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

The two-story, 1,000-square-foot addition is surrounded by a palisade of 18-foot-high Douglas fir structural beams. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

Surrounding the master suite on the second floor, the custom 4-by-12-inch beams are bolted to the concrete framework. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

Acquisition of an adjacent lot allows for lush landscaping that includes lemon, apricot, and plum trees; artichoke, fava-bean, and tomato plants; and a custom cedar picket fence. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

The custom plywood storage unit incorporates the stairs. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

The addition’s ground floor includes a three-car garage. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

During the day, the 34 beams double as a sun trellis; at dusk, they look like an art installation. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

Furnished with woven-cane pendant fixtures, Charles and Ray Eames chairs, and a custom table topped in maple veneer,the breakfast area is new, thanks to the kitchen being repositioned. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

Above the breezeway, a corridor and family room connect the master suite to the existing house, all with maple flooring. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

Cork-tile flooring, a swiveling steel fireplace, and a custom 7-foot-high plywood headboard appoint the master bedroom. Photography by Undine Pröhl.

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