Contemporary Bath, Images 16-26

The stained maple vanity cabinet supports an 11-foot-long Kenyan marble countertop with a bookmatched front edge.

The drawers are equipped with LED lighting that turns on automatically when they're opened.

LED lighting above the drawers.

Drivers for the low-voltage LEDs are mounted in the cabinet under the sink.

The multihead shower is operated by handheld remote control, so the user can turn it on without getting wet.

The shower controls

Water is distributed to the showerheads via a digitally controlled shower valve in the basement.

The author converted a basement closet into a small mechanical room with insulated walls and a secondary solid-core door to block noise.

A new floor framed over the existing slab provides room for drain pipes and a trap primer.

The subfloor was lined with a galvanized pan fitted with a drain.

The closet contains a 50-gallon hot-water tank, a small electric boiler for the bathroom's hydronic heating system, and the remote shower valve.

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