House extension in Dallas, Texas
Our architect and engineer team handled a house extension project in Dallas – TX. Based on the agreement we provided full architectural and structural package for permission.
The house extension project Consists of:
a: 1600 s.f GLA. Addition to the Southern end of the existing 2500sf. house including 2 bedrooms with WIC., 2 bathrooms, an office, a hallway. Total GLA 4100sf. The common wall between the two parts to be changed from exterior to interior structure.
B: Some minor changes in the existing part including demolishing one LB. and one LB wall.
Stages of the project on the addition:
Grading and preparations, excavation, foundation and footings. Starting reference point for foundation is the adjoining existing south-west foundation, beneath the removing exterior wall.
Flooring on strip foundation and pile pier footings on the similar elevation.
Adding an opening and close the existing openings on the shared wall.
Installation of walls exactly similar to the existing structure.
Ceiling and roof framing plus skylight, flush with existing roof.
Additional MEP & Drainage
Other (Exterior light framing and decking, etc.)
Stages of the changes on the existing part:
1 Demolishing the none LB. wall
2 Demolishing the LB. wall, installing supporting studs, support beam below the ceiling joists, installing additional joists on floor framing.