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2490 sq ft
Modern Living Cube. Architect Jerry Veverka's designs are often about getting variety, spaciousness, and natural light into a compact footprint. This 3-bedroom-plus-den plan is suitable for a small suburban or city lot. The garage could be partly sunken. The plan includes a cozy inglenook (a room-within-a-room with built-in seating flanking the fireplace) in the living room on the first floor. Upstairs, sliding panels turn the master bedroom and an adjacent home office into balconies overlooking the living room. The overlapping spaces allow natural light and views between floors, which makes the rooms feel larger than they are.
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What's included in this plan set
All plans are drawn at ¼” scale or larger and include :
- Foundation Plan: Drawn to 1/4" scale, this page shows all necessary notations and dimensions including support columns, walls and excavated and unexcavated areas.
- Exterior Elevations: A blueprint picture of all four sides showing exterior materials and measurements.
- Floor Plan(s): Detailed plans, drawn to 1/4" scale for each level showing room dimensions, wall partitions, windows, etc. as well as the location of electrical outlets and switches.
- Cross Section: A vertical cutaway view of the house from roof to foundation showing details of framing, construction, flooring and roofing.
- Interior Elevations: Detailed drawings of kitchen cabinet elevations and other elements as required.
Plan Set Price
Additional Construction Sets $50.00/each
Mirror Reverse Sets $0.00/each
Additional copies can be ordered at the time of purchase and within 90 days after your original purchase date.
Meet the Designer - Jerry Veverka
“Our experience has taught us how to use an organized and rational design process to identify the best solutions. Our intention is that the signature of our work is design excellence rather than a particular "look." Our work tends to be contemporary, for our times, and simple rather than cluttered.”
Jerry holds a Master of Architecture from University of California, Berkeley and has won awards from the American Wood Council. His projects have been featured in Better Homes & Gardens, Sunset, The Chicago Tribune, and on HGTV (Home and Garden Television). He creates variety, spaciousness, and natural light within a compact footprint. His Modern Living Cube includes a cozy inglenook; sliding panels allow the master bedroom to overlook the living room.
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