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March 29, 2016
After he revamped a badly dated Reno, Nevada, kitchen in our April issue, architect Jack Hawkins shared with us more endeavors in the home's hardest working room.
A staircase hovers above architect Jack Hawkins' kitchen

A loft staircase hovers above the kitchen at architect Jack Hawkins' personal residence, maximizing every inch of its 1,000-square-foot footprint. 

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Kitchen with a lengthy steel bar

A lengthy steel bar, a recurring motif in Hawkins' work that can be seen in his Reno kitchen remodel, is the centerpiece of the communal area in this Washoe Valley, Nevada, home. 

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Bancroft residence kitchen island with Norman Cherner barstools.

At this forest sanctuary, which Hawkins designed for a couple with autistic triplets, Norman Cherner barstools from Design Within Reach line the island in the kitchen. The faucets are from Dornbracht; the countertops are Caesarstone. Hawkins integrated a steel-clad casual eating nook, at left.  

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Originally appeared in A Forest Sanctuary Designed to Support Autistic Triplets, Their Parents, and a Host of Caregivers
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Modern Nevada kitchen

The island at this Virginia City, Nevada, home comes in the form of a compact cube, flanked by a dramatic metal staircase. 

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A Reno kitchen rich in mahogany

Chip and Susie Hobson called on Hawkins to transform their barely functioning kitchen and dining area into an indoor/outdoor space. The architect removed walls and swapped outdated storage for floor-to-ceiling African mahogany cabinetry. Of the Caesarstone counter, which extends to a built-in steel dining table with a detachable leaf, he says, “The total length is just over 16 feet, which gives it a really beautiful, sleek proportion.”

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Originally appeared in A Completely Dysfunctional Nevada Kitchen Becomes Everyone's Favorite Spot for Parties
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A staircase hovers above architect Jack Hawkins' kitchen

A loft staircase hovers above the kitchen at architect Jack Hawkins' personal residence, maximizing every inch of its 1,000-square-foot footprint. 

For more kitchen inspiration, pick up our April issue, on newsstands now. 

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