New Residence, Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified
       
     
Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
New Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
Grant Residence Contextural Addition & Renovation
       
     
Grant Residence Contextural Addition
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
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Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant residence interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement
       
     
Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement
       
     
Family Room Addition - Interior View from Living Room
       
     
Family Room Addition - Vaulted Wood Ceiling
       
     
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen
       
     
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen & Living Room
       
     
Kitchen Reno - View through kitchen to Family Room Addition
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New Island, cabinets, lighting, counters, appliances
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New Counter, cabinets, appliances, pass thru window to deck
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New stove, hood, cabinets, counters, backsplash
       
     
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Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
New Zero Energy Addition
       
     
New Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Exterior & Interior Renovation
       
     
Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover
       
     
New Residence, Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified
       
     
New Residence, Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified

3 bedroom, 2.5 bath, 2,500sf new home. 

Green features include rainwater catchment for irrigation, ultra low flow fixture and appliances for water conservation, super insulated building envelope (foundation, walls, windows, roof) for energy conservation, radiant floor heating, extensive daylighting and natural ventilation design, healthy & environmentally responsible interior finishes such as reclaimed wood, bamboo & cork flooring, icestone & paperstone counters, recycled glass wall tile, VOC free paint, energy star rated appliances and windows.

Architect of Record 

Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver New Residence, Toms River NJ

Interior Photo featuring radiant flooring, bamboo floors, daylighting, non-toxic interior paint & wood finishes, spiral stair from living room to art studio above. 

Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
Net Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ

Interior Photo - Kitchen featuring:

Icestone Countertops

Cork Flooring

Greenguard certified cabinetry

Daylighting

High Efficiency lighting

Radiant floors

New Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ
       
     
New Zero Electric Energy, LEED Silver Certified New Residence, Toms River NJ

Exterior photo featuring rainwater catchment for irrigation

Grant Residence Contextural Addition & Renovation
       
     
Grant Residence Contextural Addition & Renovation

The existing historical 1700's era home on the left houses a parlor and master bedroom above on the north wing. The new addition to the right, designed to blend with the character of the existing, houses a new family room with master bathroom suite above and connects to the existing renovated kitchen. Rebuilt decks offer a stunning view of the rolling countryside and overlook the in-ground pool and patio.

Architect of Record

Grant Residence Contextural Addition
       
     
Grant Residence Contextural Addition

Two story addition designed to match existing historical architectural residence. Sliding patio doors open from the family room to a rebuilt and expanded deck on the first floor. Above, windows let daylight and views into the new master bathroom and dressing room suite off the existing master bedroom. 

Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors

Newly renovated kitchen in the existing historic home, complete with large cladron-scale fireplace, looks out onto the new sunken family room and sliding doors to the rear deck. New wood floors, white painted cabinets and quartz counters complete the kitchen.

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Grant Residence Interiors

A two foot thick stone wall was opened up to expand the existing kitchen onto the former porch area and create a long island with ample cabinets below and new cabinetry and counters throughout. 

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Grant Residence Interiors

View to the original fireplace in the newly renovated and expanded kitchen.

Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors

New spacious master bathroom suite with built-in cabinetry, matching sinks and ample daylight. 

Grant Residence Interiors
       
     
Grant Residence Interiors

New walk-in shower with glass enclosure, tile floors and walls complete with rainwater shower head.

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Grant residence interiors

Existing master bedroom was expanded and renovated by removing a small bathroom, cutting new windows through the 2' thick stone walls to the stunning north view and pool, removing the ceiling and opening up the two story west wall, adding new heavy timber cross beams salvaged from the demolition and a new wood tongue and groove ceiling with recessed LED lighting. 

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Grant Residence Interiors

Renovated master bedroom with double-height wood tongue and groove ceiling and exposed wood cross beams. 

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Grant Residence Interiors

New window through 2' thick stone walls in master bedroom with view to rolling northern hills.

Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement
       
     
Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement

New Stucco semi-rounded sunroom addition added onto existing family room to expand the entertaining area of the home.

Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement
       
     
Family Room Addition & Kitchen Replacement

New stucco semi-round addition and deck added onto existing family room and kitchen. 

Family Room Addition - Interior View from Living Room
       
     
Family Room Addition - Interior View from Living Room

Abundantly daylit family room addition with wood ceiling and floors offers panoramic views to the yard.

Family Room Addition - Vaulted Wood Ceiling
       
     
Family Room Addition - Vaulted Wood Ceiling
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen
       
     
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen & Living Room
       
     
Family Room Addition - View to Kitchen & Living Room
Kitchen Reno - View through kitchen to Family Room Addition
       
     
Kitchen Reno - View through kitchen to Family Room Addition
Kitchen Reno - New Island, cabinets, lighting, counters, appliances
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New Island, cabinets, lighting, counters, appliances
Kitchen Reno - New Counter, cabinets, appliances, pass thru window to deck
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New Counter, cabinets, appliances, pass thru window to deck
Kitchen Reno - New stove, hood, cabinets, counters, backsplash
       
     
Kitchen Reno - New stove, hood, cabinets, counters, backsplash
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Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Net Zero Energy Addition

New porch, indoor/outdoor dining area connected by pergola to 2 story addition housing ground floor office and expansion of master bedroom suite above with solar panels on roof.

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Net Zero Energy Addition

Rendering of ground floor plan: Office, pergola/deck, indoor/outdoor dining, porch addition.

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New Zero Energy Addition

Finished photo featuring:

Fiber Cement Siding

Daylight Design

Photovoltaic Panels

Shade Pergola/Deck

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New Zero Energy Addition

Interior Photo of Indoor/Outdoor dining area.

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Net Zero Energy Addition

Interior Photo of ground floor office

Net Zero Energy Addition
       
     
Net Zero Energy Addition

Interior photo of second floor master bedroom addition

Exterior & Interior Renovation
       
     
Exterior & Interior Renovation

Exterior facelift and interior renovation transforms 1970's ranch to modern Japanese style unique home.

Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover

New custom Japanese-style screen designed and installed over existing bay window, new wood trim cut into existing siding to create screen pattern, front door relocated from front corner to interior courtyard. 

Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover

Removal of interior partitions to open up flow of house. Replacement of kitchen cabinets/counters with more natural materials, finished with Vermont Natural Coatings. (Pugs not included). 

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Japanese Makeover

Opening of new doorway between living room and den with insertion of antique Japanese screens to provide privacy and aesthetic interest.

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Japanese Makeover

New custom kitchen cabinets, quartz counters and stainless steel appliances. (construction progress photo)

Japanese Makeover
       
     
Japanese Makeover

New built in bookcases in den and antique Japenese screens inserted between den and living room. All woodwork finishes with Vermont Natural Coatings.