While the footprint stayed the same, removing the railing, adding work-worthy built-ins, and converting a closet into a wet bar created an open, multifunctional space.
1. Brought in more light by widening a single doorway to the patio to fit double French doors.
2. Improved the flow by removing an intrusive wrought-iron railing.
3. Added a wet bar in a seldom-used coat closet, making entertaining easier.
4. Built in a desk area surrounded by shelves that climb ceiling-high on a large underutilized wall.