The goal of this project was to utilize the outdoor courtyard and add a roof deck on the existing portion of the unused roof.
The house is special in that you can’t really see what goes on beyond it. I reminds me of the walled homes that I love in Iran and Mexico. There is a secret lies beyond the face of the front elevation. I’ve taken a screen shot from google maps for you to understand. You get an idea of how unique it is in-comparison to the other houses that surround it.
Here is an image of the existing roof condition (the proposed location of the roof deck):
Here are some proposed perspectives that show the potential of the space.
This first perspective is drawn from the same vantage point as the photograph above:
Here is a a section/elevation of the project: