design: doreve nicholaeff, architect

Three-Sided Banquette Anchors a Kitchen, Breakfast Area, and Family Room

A custom three-sided banquette elegantly organizes a kitchen great room.



  • Window Seat With A View

    This elegant window seat gives users a feeling of enclosure while simultaneously placing them in the midst of a mountain panorama.

  • Built-In Bunks Add Space for Guests

    Built-in bunks fold guest accommodations into a 1,050-square-foot one-bedroom apartment.

  • Great Rooms With Wood Ceilings

    The phrase “great room” evokes images of open, airy, expansive spaces capable of housing various activities in multiple gathering areas. Great rooms often have vaulted or double-height ceilings to generate a sense of awe, but such large volumes also can be overwhelming or cold if not thoughtfully...