Below are the new and existing plans. Most of the older homes have lots of tiny rooms. The are also usually oriented to the front yard and most people would rather have a more open kitchen / living space that opens up to the back yard.
Opening the house to the back yard and creating a kitchen / living room
The tiny old kitchen opened up to become a new one!
This typical, 800 square foot, post WW2, suburban house in Los Angeles was about as plain as they come. Check out the video story – above – detailing the design – construction and finishes for this home published in Finehomebuilding !