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6 novel infill housing schemes
Professional Builder’s House Review design team offers six infill housing design concepts.
4th Street Place
First floor: 1,741 sf
Second floor: 1,383 sf
Total: 3,124 sf
Mechanical: 76 sf
Garage: 518 sf
Porch: 83 sf
The 4th Street Place project was designed for narrow lots in an established neighborhood. The lots are 35 feet wide with a zero lot line wall on one side. The homes are 25 feet wide and are entered through a courtyard entry door that leads to the main entry to the home. The homes feature Low Country architecture, with clean, simple lines but lots of character. They are spacious with a formal dining room, family room, kitchen, breakfast, master bedroom, two secondary bedrooms upstairs, along with a large flex room. The exterior incorporates deep overhangs with shutters for screening the hot sun.
A. Courtyard entry
B. Formal dining for entertaining
C. Great room with breakfast area
D. Master bedroom with sitting area
E. Game room or exercise room
F. Tankless water heater
Barnard Street Bungalows
With approximately 90 feet of street frontage and 370 feet of depth, this site presented an opportunity to create a cluster of small homes gathered around a series of landscaped common areas. The four single-family homes range from 980 to 1200 square feet. Each has a large front porch that faces a common courtyard.
The compact footprint of the two triplexes provides a great deal of flexibility for site placement. Each efficiently designed unit offers an open-concept living/dining/kitchen area. With the entrances located on opposite sides of the building, a high level of privacy is maintained.
The shared parking areas allow easy access without dominating each home. The location of the cars provides a daily opportunity for the residents to walk through the landscaped courts toward their front doors and talk with neighbors.
A. Triplex — each one-bedroom studio has approximately 700 square feet
B. Single-family cottages range from 980 square feet for a two-bedroom unit to 1,200 square feet for a three-bedroom model.