BOYS' BATHROOM FLOOR PLANS - LEVEE RULES PROJECT, NEW BUILD
Come spring, the site work will begin for the Levee Rules Project, a beautiful custom new build that will be located in this picturesque setting.
PROJECT SCOPE -
The scope of the work for the Levee Rules Project includes the following:
Trouble-shoot and improve the architect’s floor plan
Design architectural details
Design custom cabinets
Help make selections for finish materials, hardware, plumbing & lighting
IMPROVING THE FLOOR PLAN
Whenever we are working off “finalized” plans that have moved beyond the point of making more sweeping changes, it requires us to become hyper-focused on the areas that include cabinetry, plumbing, and lighting - particularly kitchens and bathrooms. It often feels like we are working against a time clock - trying to improve the design of each space before it becomes too late.
That said, we jumped on the bathroom designs (there are five in the house, four of which are en-suites), with first identifying what wasn’t working with the floor plans and then designing solutions.
For this post, I’ll be sharing plans for the two boys’ bathrooms. Here’s the architect’s plan. Notice the call-outs pointing out the design challenges.
ARCHITECT’S FLOOR PLAN
REVISED FLOOR PLAN
Now take a look at how we solved the spatial problems. This is what I call fine-tuning or perfecting. With some finessing, we were able to solve each of the challenges noted - and without making huge changes to the footprint of the spaces, or plumbing locations.
BOY’S BATH 1 - PERSPECTIVE PLAN
BOY’S BATHROOM 1 - SINK ELEVATION
BOY’S BATHROOM 1 - PRELIMINARY SELECTIONS
BOY’S BATHROOM 2 - SINK + SHOWER ELEVATION
BOY’S BATHROOM 2 - PRELIMINARY SELECTIONS
THE TAKE AWAY
There’s nothing quite like a fresh pair of eyes. Sometimes the design process for a home can take months, and sometimes years. During that time, things can get lost in the shuffle, or even over-looked. Before final drawings are completed, it’s best to include an interior designer. A skilled, and experienced designer will see ways to improve the design.
As you can see from this post, even if plans are finalized and construction is slated to begin, most likely there’s still time to make improvements. It will be worth exploring.
Thanks for following along. Check back soon to see more about this project. It will definitely be one to follow.