el Cerrito 1 deck

El Cerrito, CA

Resting lightly on steel columns, the deck extends the interior kitchen and dining room to the outdoors. The strong horizontal expression of the canopy and a short section of vertical wall, which doubles as seismic bracing, frame an expansive view. A glass guard rail allows for an unobstructed view while seated in the dining room or on the outdoor deck, and the translucent skylight in the canopy admits diffuse daylight to the deck below as well as to the kitchen and dining room.