Traditional Pop Tops

 

Mediterranean Pop Top
Mediterranean Addition / Remodel (after “Pop-Top”)

The second level addition, master bedroom door to deck, and adjacent windows were designed to match the existing windows of the living room. The masonry from the garage was re-used  to match the existing single story home precisely. Bonnie Brea neighborhood.

before
Existing Two Bedroom Bungalow (before “Pop-Top”)

Designing a second story addition in a Denver Landmark Historic District presents some limitations. Guidelines require the upper level to be setback from the front elevation to distinguish the new from the old (example below).

Historic District, Pop Top
Pop Top in a Historic District

 

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