by Gordon Tully
Kitchen remodelling problems are
often solved by combining spaces or
by extending sunspaces into the
backyard. But there are many times
when such tricks are impossible, and
extra ingenuity is called for. Careful
design and attention to small details
really pays off in getting the most out
of a small space.
One example is a kitchen we did
about 10 years ago in a historic
southern farmhouse. Like many large
8th-century houses, the symmetrical
main building was flanked by two
smaller buildings or "dependencies,"
one of which contained the kitchen.
Originally, servants carried food from
he kitchen outside and up a small
exterior stairway into the dining
Early in this century, a link was
built to connect