Reworking a superbly designed 1962 home into an inviting trendy residence proved to be a problem for architect Michael Haverland. The property is situated in Palm Springs and it needed to retain the work of famend mid-century architect William Cody whereas providing its new proprietor the consolation of a contemporary way of life. After rigorously analyzing the construction, plans and relationship to the environment, Michael Haverland restored the Abernathy Residence and introduced into mild all the unique particulars whereas sustaining a chic, up to date environment.
Interiors have been redefined and a brand new pool was added. This necessitated the backyard to be reconfigured leading to a collection of welcoming outdoors areas that care to the inhabitants totally different wants. A four,800 sq. ft single story flooring plan gathers the private and non-private areas collectively beneath three pavilion-hipped roofs. The brilliant Californian solar is welcomed inside via new home windows and sliding doorways and the highly effective connection to the outside is seen all through the home, however the sense of consolation and safety is given by the unique indoor/outside relationship, the place the inside area is personal and the outside area is patiently awaiting outdoors.