A stately Craftsman home in Berkeley was reconfigured to create an expansive new kitchen, reading nook, and office in place of the original kitchen, maid’s room and laundry.

Project Name-Oakvale Ave, Berkeley
Studio Name-Amato Architecture
Photographer- Scott Lee

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New windows, doors and seating areas adjacent to the outdoor areas connect the spaces. Craftsman-style woodwork arranged in a symmetrical alignment ensure a unified period feel.

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The large island with solid walnut countertop takes center stage as the heart of the home, providing the owners with a communal place for family and friends to gather.

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A copper niche behind the stove and copper accents in the tile lend additional warmth and character to the kitchen.


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