Makeover of front facade of residential home (located in the northeastern part of Los Angeles). The existing exterior is vertical wood panels. The house sits on a hillside, that is susceptible to brushfires. We would like to update the exterior, and change to a stucco & stone exterior. Complete aesthetic makeover is desired, including windows; however, the winning design will not change the shape of the house. Please take images from Google Maps (address: 5435 Kincheloe Dr., Los Angeles, CA 90041)
We want to achieve a modern design that altogether incorporates, compliments and contrasts the surrounding natural environment. The design should be ready to deliver to a general contractor to build. It would be desirable to work with the winning designer after the competition, and the designer does not have to be available on site. Winning designer will be granted opportunity to design the back portion of house within the next 6 months.
Window styles should match the overall design. Window locations should remain in place. Structure and shape of house should not be changed. We appreciate bold colors that both compliment and contrast.
We prefer the use of real stone, over manufactured stone, but would not want to cover more than 1/3 of the front with stone. Innovative and modern designs are greatly appreciated.
Plan view? YES
Description in text format? YES
Eye-level view? YES
Plans have to be ready for delivery to a general contrator.
When looking at the images provided by Google Earth, there are five \\\"faces\\\" to the front of the house, as listed below (from closest to curb to farthest from curb) :
1) Garage front (approx. 18 linear feet long)
2) Sagittal face, connecting # 1 Garage front to # 4 Entry door face (approx. 25 feet long)
3) Front face, with long vertical rectangle window (approx. 20 linear feet long) - our vision has been to accentuate this window, possibly with stone or glass mosaic.
4) Entry door face (approx. 16 linear feet long) - Entry door (Double door) is actually inset from this face by 4 feet
5) Top section, with 3 horizontal rectangular windows (approx 26 feet long)