Birnbaum Cottage

Location

Behind a single family house in Albany, California

Project

Cottage for senior citizen.

Design Approach

Capture patio as "outdoor room", use over-sized doors and windows to increase spaciousness, use ceiling height to increase volume of space and contrast between rooms.

Award

2003 Chrysalis Award for Best Detached Outbuilding

Publication

Real Estate & Home, supplement to The Berkeley Voice, The Journal, The Montclarion and The Piedmonter, Friday April 25th, 2003