“The clients approached me and said, ‘We love the ambiance of our little ranch-style place,’” says Nick Noyes, founder of San Francisco–based architecture firm Nick Noyes Architecture. But the one-level house and its clusters of tiny, closed-off rooms was starting to feel too small for the growing family that also liked to entertain and regularly host business clients.
Location: Del Mar, Calif.
Architect Nick Noyes Architecture, San Francisco
Builder: Del Mar Restoration, Del Mar, Calif.
Kitchen Size: 260 square feet
House Size: 3,142 square feet
Construction Cost: Withheld