Resurrection

Resurrection
Story:

Help, I’ve fallen and can’t get up! That’s what happened to this 1914 bungalow that disintegrated into total disrepair and a nearly unsalvageable heap before a visionary developer rescued it from certain sawdust and resurrected the home granting it new life in it’s old neighborhood!

Location:

San Antonio, Texas

Idea:

glory restored

Personalized residential remodel!

Stats:

1,300 SF, 2BR, 2BA bungalow w/ 1,000 SF, 2BR, 2BA guest suite

Client’s Style:

authentic bungalow

Services:

The Sketch

Lifestyle Features:
  • open plan to allow modern family a modern lifestyle
  • screened porch to allow all-weather living
  • compartments to conceal electronics from public view
Environment Solutions:
  • low-maintenance fiber-cement siding to protect the original structure
  • restored and repaired wood windows to improve energy efficiency
  • foam insulation on roof deck for better insulation-value
  • pervious paving and drive paths to allow water infiltration
  • reused/recycled as much of the old structure as possible to reduce new material purchase
Community Influence
  • retained original scale and size to match existing neighborhood homes
  • restored historic detailing to complement neighborhood style
  • gravel drive to emulate original driveway paths
  • low maintenance floral landscape to create a pleasant visual and aromatic environment
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One Response to Resurrection
  1. What this client said about WishingRock Studio:

    Eric, Your work was even better than I imagined!

    –Lonnie (S O S)

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